best way to replicate system
kraduk at gmail.com
Sun Jul 24 21:15:40 UTC 2011
make sure you use the --numeric-ids option as well
On 24 July 2011 01:58, illoai at gmail.com <illoai at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23 July 2011 04:54, krad <kraduk at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 21 July 2011 09:13, Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman at gmail.com> 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
> > A quick and dirty way is to get a working freebsd on a usb stick or
> > run a script that slices up the disks, newfs, and mounts them then rsyncs
> > all the files across from the original server. Ive used this method many
> > times for doing backup restores.
> Yes, rsync with --rsh="ssh -C" (unless you're just
> transferring already compressed data (*.jpg, *.avi,
> *.tar.gz, etc)).
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