Cloning a disk pt2

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Oct 14 22:35:47 UTC 2010

On 10/14/2010 09:37 AM, Ash Wyllie wrote:
> Hi
> I've booted form my USB stick.

I take that to mean as a liveCD via a USB stick.

> I have the hardware, the new disk and the USB to SATA converter. I can see the
> drive and can modify it using GParted.
> The original straight from Dell drive is still in the laptop. GParted can see
> it.
> But I can't copy it. GParted information gives a warning
>             "Unable to find mount point"
>             "Unable to read the contents of this file system!"

In gparted, right-click the swap partitions and unmount. You should then
be able to copy the in laptop drive to the external USB drive.

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