Re: Duplicating installed system
On Friday, February 1, 2002, at 11:27 AM, Sridhar M.A. wrote:
rsync -aH to copy all the
rsync? I'd trust tar or cp -a more. Especially since it messed
up /dev already!
Everything is there. Checked the /etc/fstab and all other places.
Is the partition table correct?
Everything seems (to me) proper. What would be the best way to copy an
existing installation on to a new hard disk?
If the hard disks are the same (geometry, size), then use dd.
Just copy the hard disk bit-by-bit. Make sure that the source
hard disk doesn't have mounted fs's, and especially not writable