Cloning to different disks.

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Wed Jul 1 20:08:00 UTC 2009

> Each machine only has 1 hard disk, but they all have a CD ROM and USB available.
> I have built a pristine system with all packages and ports installed that I need.
> I am now wanting to clone this to all the machines. The dificulty being that they all have various Disk sizes and interfaces (i.e. SCSI 3, SAS, etc).

there is no difficulty.

tar up your set to file, on disk or available on network (NFS for example)

  boot from live CD, make disklabels, do newfs and untar your set on each 
machine, then change /etc/rc.conf - like hostname and IP

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