Steve Litt on 11 Mar 2016 10:54:04 -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.

I was under the impression that Clonezilla copies only files, not blank
space, so you *could* use Clonezilla.

You don't state whether this disk is your boot drive. Makes a big
difference, as you need to do more steps if it's a boot drive.


Steve Litt 
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