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I want to write code in Dev C++ so that when i execute in Ubuntu 8 , it clones my windows 7 from D: partition to its child partitions E:,F: ... i have made my partitions of equal sizes and i have tested by manualy using ntfsclone ,so their will be no problem in cloning.

this is part of kiosk system and i hope you understand what i am upto

Some reference or help will be appreciated thanks

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I don't understand why you'd write your own when there are several freely available, from dd to g4u.

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the purpose to make c++ or script code for doing this it consumes less time and automates the process easily by just executing one file. –  user36557 Apr 7 '10 at 18:43
    
It's I/O bound so "consuming less time" is bogus. *nix is perfectly capable of automation, so "automates the process" is also bogus. –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Apr 7 '10 at 19:05

A script around dd or g4u can do what you want, and will likely be more efficient than anything you write yourself, as these are highly optimized tools. (With dd, at least, you'll probably want to do some testing around optimal block size for copies in your environment.)

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dd is going to save you a lot of time and headaches if you learn to use it. To me, it seems like you're trying to re-invent the wheel here. dd is the perfect solution for this.

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