Curt Tresenriter ctres at
Tue Jul 12 11:57:54 UTC 2011

On 07/05/2011 10:41 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 07/04/2011 09:07 AM, Curt Tresenriter wrote:
> ...
>> I still have Gutsy Gibbon running on one machine and have never had a
>> problem with it. Another machine runs Hardy but the hard disk is on it's
>> last legs. I'm planning on trying out Clonezilla or something else (any
>> other suggestions for this job?) to get that installation onto a healthy
>> drive.
> ...
> Welcome to the list Curt.
> Install the new drive on the system, boot from a liveCD, ensure both
> drives are not mounted&  use gparted copy. That will copy the data from
> the old drive to the new drive bit-for-bit. You can then test by
> disconnecting the old drive&  booting with the new drive.
> Alternate method is to use dd:
> <>
> You may find this of interest:
> [dd + gparted + UUID]
Thanks NoOp, for the welcome and for the links - especially the one on 
changing the uuid.
  I'm about ready to give gparted a try.

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