On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 10:58 AM, PJ <af.gour...@videotron.ca> wrote:
> Actually, I have been trying to clone a disk and then install the disk > in another machine or same clone in several machines. That's why I > thought that once the clone is make it would boot on any machine. This > in presuming that each clone is identical including the fstab file; I > understood that this would allow immediate bootup regardless of what the > disk may be ad4, ad1, ad12 or whatever. This would permit changing the > necessary configurations of samba, network, etc. Now I see that it > doesn't work that way. I can still clone the disk but then just have to > find what disk is the clone. > Are all the systems identical? If so, make sure cabling is identical as well then gmirror clone would work as well. Also my understanding of glabel is different than mentioned above. As long as fstab mounts the glabel location eg /dev/ufs/<label> it should be portable across systems since that info is stored as meta data on the drive. What does your fstab look like? -- Adam Vande More _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"