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Re: A FC6 suggestion.



On Sat, 2006-05-06 at 18:29, Thomas Cameron wrote:
> >
> > Unfortunately no one seems to be interested in that kind
> > of cooperation.  If a disto does add something it wants it
> > to be unique to their version and a reason to use only
> > that version.  However, I'm not interested in being married
> > to only one distribution so I stick to dd / tar and the
> > things that work everywhere and simply complain about
> > the way different unix flavors have always kept their
> > differences to the detriment of acceptance
> Les -
> 
> If you use dd, that means you have two disks in a functioning system.  
> After the fact why don't you re-label
>  the one you will moving?

Then you have to also adjust grub and /etc/fstab to match on
every box with opportunities for typos.  Normally I just change
the one I'm going to use as the master to use partition names
instead of labels and then it doesn't matter whether the copy
operation is by dd'ing the whole disk or tar/cp/rsync by
filesystem.  It isn't that difficult to work around, but it
seems like everyone who works with more than a few machines is
going to be surprised by this issue eventually.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com



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