Re: cloning hdb4 to another machine
Thomas Adam wrote:
--- Wanda Round <email@example.com> wrote:
Would like to clone that to another machine hdb3 with 4.5 gb
total (was Mandrake). Entire hard drive is 10 gb.
You'll want to read this, then:
This needs a little adaptation. Step 5 might be , instead of
5. (cd /mnt/old && tar cf - . ) | (cd /mnt/new && tar xvfp -)
something like this:
tar czC /mnt/old . | ssh thatbox tar zxpC/mnt/new
You will want passwordless login via ssh.
Whether you want compression depends on CPU power, network speed and
In general, you _can_ also use dd in like manner. As I recall, you need to
However, best not to do this with filesystems mounted rw.
A challenge to anyone who says dd won't work: try it. I have done it, on
different-sized partitions. Worked fine for me.
However you get the data across, you then have to
(re)install your boot mangler
Maybe, reconfigure your modules selection such as for your network card.
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