Re: cloning Debian hard drive
On Tuesday 26 Aug 2003 4:27 pm, Victory wrote:
> Hello all,
> Now I have a working system, and want to clone it hard drive
> so that I can install the newly clone hard drive to many identical
> system configuration rather than install from CD and customize lots of
> stuff ???
> 1, Is there way to clone this hard drive ?
> 2, Is it possible to create bootable CD of the working system so that
> when I boot to new system from CD it will install exact the same
> with the working system I have now.
> Any help/advice would be very much appreciated.
If it were me and I wanted to do this once I would put the hard disk in the
working system, format the disk with cfdisk, and then just use konqueror to
copy the whole file system over. This is a btute force method and someone
else of the mailing list will have something easier and more elangant.
I guess that there is something to do this but the only thing I can suggest is
the progeny autoinstall thingy.
sorry that I have not been very helpful