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Re: duplicating a disk



ons, 26.01.2005 kl. 21.19 skrev Nicolas Mailhot:
> Le mercredi 26 janvier 2005 à 11:04 -0800, cfk a écrit :
> > Gentlemen:
> >  
> >  I have a situation where I need to make a number of identical computers all 
> > with the same fedoraCore2.
> > 
> >  I have tried putting a second (hdb) disk, doing a "df" on hda and based on 
> > the number of 1024 blocks going:
> > 
> > dd if=/dev/hda of=/dev/hdb bs=1024 count=<TheNumberDfShows>
> > 
> > and it blinks the light a long time and then croaks.
> > 
> >  I know I did something similar to this a couple of years ago on a different 
> > project. Can someone tell me where I am going awry and perhaps educate me a 
> > little bit more.
> 
> If you can setup an nfs or ftp/http server somewhere the fastest method
> is network install via kickstart (using pxe if you can)
> 
> It might take a little longer to setup but you'll make up the time very
> fast. And if you do not have exactly the same hardware (same components
> & firmware versions) it's way safer.

or you could do the setup you said, just use dd to copy te stuff over.
Just boot it off a cdrom.


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