wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Jun 10 22:12:19 GMT 2005
On Fri, 10 Jun 2005, Tony Shadwick wrote:
> I have a system that we are running in production that there was an oversight
> on, and it has a single hard drive installed (32GB SCSI I believe), rather
> than a 3 drive raid5 array. We would like to correct this, but we have all
> sorts of up-to-date packages and config files that we've tweaked that we
> would hate to just start over on it.
> There's a tool for OSX called "Carbon Copy Cloner" that would take care of
> this for me, which is basically a series of copy commands that takes the
> filesystem from one drive to another, preserving EVERYTHING important, and
> then bless the boot volume.
Surprisingly, nobody mentioned the FAQ entry yet:
I usually just do a minimal install on the new disk, then restore onto
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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