[CALUG] SSH question

Bryan Breen Bryan.C.Breen.1 at gsfc.nasa.gov
Thu Nov 17 10:43:31 CST 2005

david l goodrich wrote:
> James Ewing Cottrell 3rd wrote:
>>Using DD to back up partitions is a Bad Idea! Pick Something Else!!
> why?  `dd` works just fine depending on what you're trying to do.  i've
> used it with great success in the past.
>   --david

I too am curious to know what is wrong with using dd to copy drive 
partitions (or the entire drive)?

- Bryan

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