how to tranfer a linux installation from 1 hdd to another

Jeff Peeler jpeeler at
Tue Jun 28 12:13:58 UTC 2005

On 6/28/05, Mustafa Abbasi <lordverminard at> wrote:
> i just installed linux on a neww hdd but i had to remove my old hdd to do 
> it.
> problem is there is already a fedora core install on that hdd.
> can i just copy the contents of / to this hdd and run fedora from it or do 
> i need to run installer again.
>  <>

I'm assuming you are wanting to take fedora from the old drive and put it on 
the new one? In that case, you could probably somehow use dd to do it. 
However, an solution that I know would work is to use g4u located here: It will allow you to perfectly copy everything 
from one hard drive to the other.
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