cloning ubuntu on different hardware systems (x86)
hagen van rissenbeck
news4didascali at gmx.net
Thu Mar 16 05:24:48 UTC 2006
Hi list, hi Michael,
Michael R. Head wrote:
>>That's why I would like to clone from a master pc in the future...
>>I guess that cloning 1:1 won't work because of different hardware
> Mostly it should work, though you may have to reconfigure X if they have
> a differnt video card and possibly tweak the network settings.
That's enough? Seems to be easier than I thought ;-)
>>3. Cloning the partitions with partimage, g4u or something else (what
>>tool would be your choice?)
> dd if=/dev/hda | bzip2 -c > /path/to/image/file
yepp, good idea, standard tool ;-)
> Or, using nbd on the remote machine:
> dd if=/dev/nbd of=/dev/hda
> I wrote about doing it here:
Thanks a lot. I'll try it out.
Yesterday, I researched also mondo-rescue,rsync and rembo. That's, what
others use in (perhaps) similar cases...
Results will be reported.
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