dd is suicide?

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Mon Jul 5 00:17:43 PDT 2004

On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:12:52 -0300
michael <michael8110 at terra.com.br> wrote:

> thanks for the tips,still i'm curious about this,
> " besides
> using dd on a live fs is suicide."
> Could you explain ?

The FS may change under you whilst you copy, resulting in a corrupt image.

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