best way to replicate system
wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Jul 21 13:10:37 UTC 2011
On Thu, 21 Jul 2011, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> I have set up a machine that is 100% configred and now needs to be
> duplicated to an arbitrary number of other machines (23 currently)...
> none of the machines have optical drives (or floppies) so it has to be
> a USB install... what is the best way to do this all I can think of is
> "make release" or make a diskimage and dd it
dd works but is not optimal, copying a lot of empty disk space. 
dump(8) to create filesystem images , boot target with mfsBSD ,
set up target disk , restore(8) over ssh .
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