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I am trying to image a drive with SafeCopy and compress the output file on the fly so that it won't take up way too much space. (aka 500GB > 50GB)

Will this command work?

sudo safecopy --stage1 /dev/source | pigz -9 /media/mount/dest.img.gz

Or am I missing something?

  1. safecopy = image software
  2. pigz = multi-threaded gzip
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