[Durham] Shortcuts to system recovery

Martin Ward martin at gkc.org.uk
Mon Feb 14 20:21:51 UTC 2011

On Monday 14 Feb 2011 at 19:25, Dougie Nisbet <dougie at highmoor.co.uk> wrote:
> Anyway, I'm just finishing the tar backup of my XP partition and I've 
> noted the partitioning information. Soon I shall be taking out the 
> duff'ish drive and putting in the new one. Same model. a 320GB WD. I'm 
> going to try the short-cut method first. i.e. Re-create the partitions 
> using Ubuntu live CD then copy the data back for my Ubuntu and XP 
> installs from a USB drive. Then presumably I have to do something clever 
> to re-create my GRUB files and my MBR. I'm not there for a bit though.

I have had good results moving backing up and restoring NTFS partitions,
and moving them from one disk to another, using ntfsclone.


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