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i have a single hardrive 120gb in my directtivo...

the question is if it ever goes bad and i start to have problems with it, can i save the recorded programs i have on there and put it on a new HD?

what step is that on Hinsdale-How-To if you can?

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If the drive is still readable, you can copy and preserve the shows. The Hinsdale guide I think refers to using dd for this, though there is a better way involving mfsbackup and mfsrestore through a "pipe". However, if the drive is going bad, it may be too late to save the shows.

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