raw disk copying?
ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 20:56:39 CDT 2006
der Mouse wrote:
>> When I run 'dd if=/dev/rwd0d of=/dev/rwd1d bs=64k conv=noerror' on
>> NetBSD, the command reports 'dd: conv option disabled' and exits.
> I suspect this is because you're using the shell-out option frokm the
> installer. On the installer, most programs are very stripped down, to
> make everything fit on two floppies.
> In short, this is not "NetBSD's dd" but "NetBSD's installer's dd".
> What you need is a non-stripped-down dd binary, and you won't find that
> on the installer. (If you are using the CD image, it's there, but not
> in a very usable form - it's in the "base" binary set, and while it can
> in principle be extracted from it, it's midly messy to do so.)
Didn't someone make a NetBSD LiveCD?
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