freebsd at philip.pjkh.com
Mon Jun 13 16:35:54 GMT 2005
>> 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.
> If you want two more identical drives then use dump, not tar, but you'd have
> to have them sliced/partitioned up the same beforehand and it wouldn't do
You would? Why? restore doesn't care where you're restoring to... you'd
just need to make sure you were in / before restoring and then tweak
/etc/fstab to suit...
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