It took Ghost approximatly 1 hour to copy each 9G hard drive (2 hours total). The Dell has dual PIII 500's in it.
Certainly not the fastest solution, but yet another option. Stephen Hoover Dallas, Texas ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gilad Rom" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Stephen Hoover" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2004 5:31 AM Subject: Re: Success with Symantec Ghost 7 > Stephen Hoover wrote: > > I know the topic of "ghosting" a FreeBSD box is discussed on here from time > > to time. > > > > I just wanted to let everyone know I had a success using Ghost 7 on my > > current setup. I cloned it from a Dell PowerEdge 2450 to a generic desktop > > with same drive configuration (2 SCSI drives in each). I used Ghost to do a > > sector copy on each individual harddrive. > > > > All I had to do to get it rolling was boot to the GENERIC kernel, as the one > > I configured for the Dell server was SMP. Everything seemed to come up and > > work fine. It even saw additional drive space on the new machine, as the > > harddrives were slightly bigger. > > > > Just thought this was some good information for the list. > > > > Stephen Hoover > > Dallas, Texas > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > > > Just out of curiousity - How long does it take for ghost to > replicate the disk? > > I'm using dd if=/dev/ad0 of=/dev/ad2 bs=16k for my disks > (2x20GB, EIDE, UDMA100), and it takes roughly 28 minutes. > > Gilad. > > > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"