[CentOS] Acronis True Image or Clonezilla

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 17:52:58 EDT 2010


On 9/27/2010 4:45 PM, John R Pierce wrote:
>    On 09/27/10 2:27 PM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> I want to clone a small (80GB) disk on my CentOS server
>> to a large (1.5TB) disk,
>> as smart has been giving me warnings of unreadable sectors.
>>
>> Both disks are Western Digital,
>> and WD has a WD version of Acronis True Image.
>> I'm not sure whether to use this or Clonezilla.
>>
>> My worry with Acronis is that I want to keep
>> the original disk, and I'm not sure
>> from the documentation if True Image allows this.
>>
>> Any opinions on the better of the two?
>
> is this ext3fs ?  use dump ... | restore ...

If it is bootable, then he has to go through some contortions to install 
grub (besides the extra effort of making the partitions and filesystems 
that the imaging toolsets do for you).

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com


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