how to do a live migration of a freebsd box to another box with rsync

Jeff Laine wtf.jlaine at
Mon Jul 6 13:39:58 UTC 2009

> Hi,
> I'm used to migrate GNU/Linux system from one box to another by booting the
> second box with a liveCD (like systemrescueCD for example) and by copying
> the "/" filesystem (using the ssh transport)  with rsync.
> I would like to do the same for BSD system but i have two issues:
> - as the UFS write support is still experimental in the Linux kernel, it
> seems that i've to use a BSD liveCD but i can't find one :-/ I heard about
> frenzy ( ) but the homepage says that the project
> is no longer maintained !
> - i'm wondering how to restore the bootloader after copying the files on the
> second box. On linux, i can use the grub-install script to do the job but
> i'm a bit lost on FreeBSD :-)

Hello. The Frenzy distro is still quite usable albeit it was abandoned. ;) 
Also you can find official FreeBSD liveCD iso here:
(change arch type according to you platform).

Best regards,

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