[CentOS] Hardisk cloning for centos-5.3

Eero Volotinen eero.volotinen at iki.fi
Mon Feb 15 09:38:54 UTC 2010


2010/2/15  <premrajm at digilink.in>:
>
> Hi,
>
> I want to clone my hardisk containing the centos-5.3 OS and its swap region
> on  to new raw hardisk via network
> either through ssh, tftp or ftp. How do i do that ?


dd if=localfile | ssh target_address "dd of=remotefile"

It is recommended to boot source computer with livecd to avoid
filechanges during clone operation.

--
Eero


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