Back Up a disk to an image in your home directory

dd if=/dev/sda of=~/backup-disk-YY-MM-DD.img
Change /dev/sda with the Disk or partition you want to back-up To restore use: dd if=~/backup-disk-YY-MM-DD.img of=/dev/sda Once again change /dev/sda accordingly Source:

2010-09-14 11:14:14

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