When you clone a disk, is there a way to distinguish the clone from the original, such as a timestamp or any other information that could be read from both disks and compared ?

  • @Akina: Please post a full answer. – user1686 Sep 11 '19 at 10:02


The difference (if exists) is outside of data.

Assuming that "clone" is sector-by-sector copying, of course.

If source and destination differs at least in one bit - it is wrong/damaged clone.

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  • The title and the body of my question expect inverse answers (I am fixing that), can I assume that you answer the body ? – Harry Cover Sep 11 '19 at 10:07
  • @HarryCover Yes. – Akina Sep 11 '19 at 10:16

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