Clone a FBSD system to a smaller disk.

Olivier Olivier.Nicole at
Wed Oct 5 03:59:09 UTC 2016

Ernie Luzar <luzar722 at> writes:

> I have a 10.3 box using a MBR 1.5 TB hard drive. This Box acts as the 
> LANs front door firewall to the public network. The 1.5 TB disk is being 
> waisted in this situation. What would you recommend as the quickest 
> method to clone the running system from the 1.5TB disk to a 40MB disk?

You may want to have a look at

Igf you forget the part about virtual machine, the part about cloning is
there and quite complete.

I wrote that as a guide for myself, putting my personal notes one a nice
page, so I can refer to it whenever I need it. But if it can help you.

Best regards,


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