Re: Disk cloning script...
From: David Magda (dmagda+trace050401_at_ee.ryerson.ca)
Date: 15 Apr 2005 18:46:29 -0400
Michael Pelletier <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Thomas F. Unke wrote:
> > Michael Pelletier <email@example.com> writes:
> >> I was wondering if anyone had, or knew of, a disk cloning script. I need
> >> the script to make an exact copy of a system disk for backup purposes.
> > man dd
> ah, ya gee, thanks for the help...
What? 'dd if=/dev/ad0s1 of=/some/file bs=2048' is perfectly valid (as
long as the system isn't mounted on the drive in question).
If you want something a bit more, try checking out g4u:
It's based on NetBSD, and transfers the disk image to a FTP
server. It can boot off of either floppies or CD.
-- David Magda <dmagda at ee.ryerson.ca>, http://www.magda.ca/ Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new. -- Niccolo Machiavelli, _The Prince_, Chapter VI