On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 06:23:59PM +0100, Janek Kozicki wrote:
> Clemens Feige said: (by the date of Wed, 05 Mar 2008 16:20:01 +0100)
> > On 28 Feb 2008 at 22:02, Christian Lorenz wrote:
> > > So, I am at the point where I have to replace the backup disk.
> > > Of course I would like to copy all data from my current backup
> > > disk onto the new one. But how to do that?
> > Has anybody tried the following approach?
> > 1. Create the new bigger partition on the new hard disk.
> > 2. Move the filesystem with DD from the old partion to the new one.
> > 3. With Resize2fs increase the size of the filesystem to fit the new
> > partition.
> I did it several times. But I can't remember if I did it with
> rsnapshot partition. Anyway, this must work. Just make sure that you
> don't get a power failure during the process.
And that the source filesystem can't change while you're doing it! So
either unmount it or at least re-mount it read-only.
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