Topic: Clone HDD to SSD resize partitions first
I have a HDD that I want to clone to SSD. The HDD is 500GB and the SSD is 256GB. I have not gone through Windows setup yet.
Total size of HDD is 500GB
The partition sizes are:
/dev/sda1 (39.07 GiB) Recovery
/dev/sda2 (305.93 MiB) System
/dev/sda3 (58.59 GiB)
rest of space is unallocated, 367.80 GiB
I want to clone this HDD to a SSD, like I stated above, so I read I need to resize my partition to match the smaller drive size. Since the majority of the space is unallocated, if I clone to the smaller SSD, will the unallocated space just become smaller, or will this not work?