> I have 2 SCSI disks which are going bad, and I've already
> gotten (identical) replacement drives. I'd like to copy
> everything (data, partition tables, etc) from the old drives
> to the new ones. Is there an easy way to do this?
> Nothing jumped out at me from the man pages. I'd rather
> not have to go through disklabel, dump, restore, etc.
If they are truely identical in block count this will do it:
dd if=/dev/rsdX of=/dev/rsdY bs=8192
Note that hard errors are going to cause this to abort, so turn
on ARRE to try and minimize them with:
scsi -f /dev/rsdX -m 1 -P3 -e
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