Bare Metal Recovery FreeBSD How To
derek at computinginnovations.com
Wed Dec 19 07:29:17 PST 2007
At 09:05 AM 12/19/2007, Nuno Gonçalves wrote:
>I am trying to do a Bare Metal Recovery from a FreeBSD 6.0 system to a
>I have a backup from all partitions of the affected system so I am trying to
>install a minimum FreeBSD 6.0 in a different hardware which I already have
>up and running.
>I created a Swap Partition, a / partition where the minimum system is
>running, and a third partition /backup in which I will restore the backup
>through the network.
>Next step will be to change the boot manager and make it boot through
>Do you guys think this is doable?
>I Think I probably must recompile the kernel after the bare metal recovery
>because the hardware is different, still do you think it might work?
>What is your opinion on this? What should be the best approach ?
>Thanks for reading and
It depends on your server's partitioning. The simplest would be to create
the same file systems like you had on the old server and restore each
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