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    Got it ! - Thanks ! lb_worm wrote in message news:d7f7p6+au9s@eGroups.com...
    Message 1 of 13 , May 30, 2005
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      Got it ! - Thanks !


      "lb_worm" <bobateiger@...> wrote in
      message news:d7f7p6+au9s@......
      > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com,
      > "-/\\-"
      > <lifeisfuneh@h...> wrote:
      >> How did you after the cloning deleted the partition 3 &4 ?
      >> Did you use ghost to do that ?
      >>
      >> "lb_worm" <bobateiger@h...> wrote in
      >> message news:d7d0ph+da72@e...
      >> > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com,
      >> > "JSCHLADE"
      >> > <jschlade@y...> wrote:
      >> >> When you took your ghost image of hda1 and restored it to your
      > new
      >> >> drive, did you make that partition bootbable?
      >> >>
      >> >> I'm trying to upgrade to a LS II 160 to a 320G hard drive. If you
      >> > don't
      >> >> have your partition table defined on your new drive, do you need
      > to
      >> >> create it before you restore from your ghost images?
      >> >>
      >> >> Thanks,
      >> >> John
      >> >>
      >> >> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com,
      >> >> "lb_worm"
      >> > <bobateiger@h...>
      >> >> wrote:
      >> >> > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com,
      >> >> > "-/\\-"
      >> >> <lifeisfuneh@h...>
      >> >> > wrote:
      >> >> > > I searched this group but didn't find answer to this...
      >> >> > > I Like to replace the existing Linkstation 160GB hard drive
      >> > with
      >> >> 400GB
      >> >> > > Can I use Ghost and clone the old drive on to the new one ?
      >> >> > > Will this work ?
      >> >> > >
      >> >> > > Thanks
      >> >> > Yes, I used ghost to clone my 120GB to a 300GB. However, you
      >> > will
      >> >> > still only have a 120GB ish hda3 drive. You will need to re-
      >> >> partition
      >> >> > the drive to gain all of the space available from the 400GB. I
      >> >> removed
      >> >> > hda3 and hda4 and let the Linkstation do the rest when it
      > booted
      >> > up.
      >> >> > It created a 70MB hda4 and the rest was allocated to hda3.
      >> >
      >> > You can just ghost all the partitions if you wish. I did not
      > change
      >> > any of the partition options when I cloned them: I did not
      >> > specfically set or unset the boot option on hda1.
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >
      >> > Yahoo! Groups Links
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      >> >
      > After I found that I could not extend partition 3 (hda3) I deleted
      > these using cfdisk. The better approach would be to clone the first
      > two partitions (hda1, 2) and re-install the drive int0 the LS and
      > boot it up. Allow the recovery software to see that the drive has
      > changed and perform an auto format.
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      > I have since cloned hda1 and 2 to a 340MB drive to use as a diaster
      > recovery drive. The 120GB is now under use elsewhere.
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