Richard Beyer richard at
Mon Feb 23 15:32:21 PST 2004

We're currently doing a back up of a FreeBSD 4.9 (2) server by plugging a
USB external drive in and then doing


cp /dev/ad0 /dev/da0


This takes about 30 hours, (USB 1).


Is this the best way to do it, or can someone suggest a better way.  We'd
rather not have the server offline while we do it.







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