Copying a Hard Disk Containing Windows With Fedora

Konstantin Svist fry.kun at
Fri Mar 14 23:06:27 UTC 2008

Markus Kesaromous wrote:
> I meant that the clonezilla  package is an ISO you
> must burn to cdrom and boot from it.
> Once booted, and you select to clone disk to disk or
> partition to partition (which was the case I used), it
> took it 6 hours to finish cloning a 42 GB partition,
> of which only 17.5GB were in use (according to clonezilla).

You must have some major misconfiguration, or the version of clonezilla 
you used was messed up somehow.
I regularly copy 500G partitions (300G data) - it takes just about 2 
hours. The disk speed is somewhere around 20-30MB/s

By the way, clonezilla also has a broadcast option if you need multiple 

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