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Netiquette: crossposting, followup-to (was Re: 1:1 mirror for an entire hd)



on Sat, May 25, 2002, Christian J?nsson (christian@j-son.org) wrote:
> On Sat, May 25, 2002 at 12:50:32AM -0700, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > on Thu, May 23, 2002, Petro (petro@auctionwatch.com) wrote:
> > > On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 07:29:11PM -0700, Angus D Madden wrote:
> > > > Karsten M. Self, Mon, May 20, 2002 at 02:09:32AM -0700: 
> > > > > on Mon, May 20, 2002, R. Lockhart (richrlo@mts.net) wrote:
> > > > > > I need to transfer all my data, os, partitions, formatting, to a new
> > > > > > hard drive. I got a lemon hd (still perfect electronicly but making
> > > > > > ugly noises). A replacement is on the way from the manufacturer but
> > > > > > I'm not sure about the best way to mirror a-b.
> > > > >    $ mkdir /mnt/oldhd
> > > > >    $ mkdri /mnt/newhd
> > > > >    $ mount /dev/hda /mnt/oldhd
> > > > >    $ mount /dev/hdb /mnt/newhd
> > > > >    $ cd /mnt/oldhd
> > > > >    $ tar cvf - . | ( cd /mnt/newhd; tar xf - )
> 
> Assuming the "old" system is installed on /dev/hda and that
> the new system is copied to /dev/hdb, and that I keep the two
> disks in the machine, are there any other things to change
> than /etc/fstab and /etc/silo.conf (yes, I'm on SPARC systems)?

Two requests:

  - Don't cross post.
  - Don't put _my_ name in _your_ follow-up-to headers.

Your question is addressed in a HOWTO.

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