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different hard disks sizes

Postby dave arnold » Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:30 pm

Hello,
Can somone tell me if i can clone a 73GB HDD to a 300GB HDD using R-Drive and retain the additional space on the destination drive?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: different hard disks sizes

Postby Alt » Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:15 pm

Yes, but you will clone a partition (or a logical disk) on the hard drive rather than the hard drive itself.
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Re: different hard disks sizes

Postby dave arnold » Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:30 pm

Thank you!

Would this be done as a raw disk copy? i'm not sure about the partitioning stuff.....

:( Newbie
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Re: different hard disks sizes

Postby dave arnold » Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:35 pm

the following is the source disk information. the target drive will be a new 300GB seagate 15k.5 sas drive.

Description Disk drive
Manufacturer (Standard disk drives)
Model SEAGATE ST373455SS SCSI Disk Device
Bytes/Sector 512
Media Loaded Yes
Media Type Fixed	hard disk media
Partitions 2
SCSI Bus 0
SCSI Logical Unit 0
SCSI Port 1
SCSI Target ID 0
Sectors/Track 63
Size 68.36 GB (73,402,398,720 bytes)
Total Cylinders 8,924
Total Sectors 143,364,060
Total Tracks 2,275,620
Tracks/Cylinder 255
Partition Disk #0, Partition #0
Partition Size 62.72 MB (65,769,984 bytes)
Partition Starting Offset 32,256 bytes
Partition Disk #0, Partition #1
Partition Size 68.30 GB (73,336,596,480 bytes)
Partition Starting Offset 65,802,240 bytes

As far as i knew the current disk wasn't partitioned as it is only a 73GB total drive.......
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Re: different hard disks sizes

Postby Alt » Sun Nov 11, 2012 1:22 pm

This on-line help explains you what to do: Copy a Disk to a Disk explains what to do. Just don't change the parameters on the Restore/Copy Parameters, except set Partition type to Primary (active) if the source disk is a system / startup disk.
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