nelz wrote:Seriously, do yourself a favour and use a program designed explicitly to do exactly what you want instead of fudging around with dd.
Ah! If only.
I set Clonezilla up as per the instructions and then pushed to GO button.
I did not get to the stop button fast enough, and I am now working from the new Sata drive, from a new install, combing the net for a data recovery outfit that can retrieve the contents of my old Sata drive.
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." (Albert Einstein)
Albert would pronounce me sane. I seem to have problems what ever I do.