Robert on 10 Mar 2016 16:47:45 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Convert from Hard Drive to SSD

On Thu, 10 Mar 2016 19:22:57 -0500
Casey Bralla <> wrote:

> I recently bought an SSD and want to clone my existing Hard Drive
> onto the SSD, ideally without mucking up the existing Gentoo desktop
> system.
> I would use clonezilla or even dd, but my SSD is only 240 GBytes,
> while the Hard Drive is 1 TByte.  These programs require that the new
> disk be at least as large as the original.
> My only thought so far is to use gparted to reduce the size of the
> partition on the Hard Drive to 240 GBytes total.  That seems cludgy,
> however.
> Anybody suggest a good strategy for this?

dd is what I used and it worked flawlessly.



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