For those who are seeking to do this method with 2 diffrent hard drive sizes, a method has been found:
Originally Posted by ggparallel
Now for everyone with hdd problems , you can do a copy of the whole hdd and make it working.
I used the following procedures i have two hdd 60GB and 40GB :
I made a full format of the 40GB hdd and then i used the dd_rescue utility to recover the 40GB image on the 60GB hdd now i have a perfect copy , and it works of course.