FreeBSD Boot Only CD.
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Sun Feb 11 09:55:06 UTC 2007
On Feb 11, 2007, at 1:49 AM, Grant Peel wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have downloaded the 6.2-RELEASE ISO images, (Disk 1, Disk 2, and
> Boot Only), and was wondering...
> If I use the boot only CD to boot up the new server I am getting,
> can I use it to:
> FDisk and Disklabel the new HD (SAS),
> ifconfig the NIC,
> Setup a network share (as a client),
Depends on what you mean by network share. If by nfs, then in a
limited sense yes. SMB/CIFS, no.
> Download DUMPS from an other machine,
> RESTORE those dumps,
> the aim here is to clone a previous machine. So what I guess I am
> asking is, does the boot only machine give us all the working tools
> as would a copy installed to the local bood HD?
Not really. For that you need to create your own custom boot CDs.
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