[CentOS] ssh and dd

Fri Jul 23 23:29:13 UTC 2010
Ross Walker <rswwalker at gmail.com>

On Jul 23, 2010, at 6:27 PM, "Joseph L. Casale" <jcasale at activenetwerx.com> wrote:

> Tonight I have to boot a diskless server with iLO and dd a remote image available by ssh
> onto a usb key. As there is no local place to store the image, whats the most efficient
> cmd to push the image from the remote server using ssh into the local pipe pushing out
> to `dd of=/dev/sdx`?
> Would a remote execution of `dd if=/dev/sdx` be the best over ssh? I suppose I could use
> nc and do away with ssh, is that in the CentOS rescue mode?

How about remote cpio?