Re: clone a drive, no raid involved

2008-06-20 Thread D G Teed
On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 1:08 PM, Brad Mettee [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm setting up a pair of machines with almost identical OS config, and completely identical hardware. One is a primary DNS server, the other is secondary. NS1 will also serve web, NS2 will be a mail server. Both are low

clone a drive, no raid involved

2008-06-19 Thread Brad Mettee
I'm setting up a pair of machines with almost identical OS config, and completely identical hardware. One is a primary DNS server, the other is secondary. NS1 will also serve web, NS2 will be a mail server. Both are low volume/loads. It looks like I can use DD to copy an entire drive, but

Re: clone a drive, no raid involved

2008-06-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
that's going to take a really long time (especially since it's brand new with no data besides base OS). My question: Is there a better way to duplicate a drive including boot info? make same partitions, same newfs, copy files and then bsdlabel -B disk Brad Mettee PC HotShots,

Re: clone a drive, no raid involved

2008-06-19 Thread David Kelly
On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 12:08:34PM -0400, Brad Mettee wrote: I'm setting up a pair of machines with almost identical OS config, and completely identical hardware. One is a primary DNS server, the other is secondary. NS1 will also serve web, NS2 will be a mail server. Both are low volume/loads.

Re: clone a drive, no raid involved

2008-06-19 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 12:08:34PM -0400, Brad Mettee wrote: I'm setting up a pair of machines with almost identical OS config, and completely identical hardware. One is a primary DNS server, the other is secondary. NS1 will also serve web, NS2 will be a mail server. Both are low

Re: clone a drive, no raid involved

2008-06-19 Thread Alexander Motin
Brad Mettee wrote: I'm setting up a pair of machines with almost identical OS config, and completely identical hardware. One is a primary DNS server, the other is secondary. NS1 will also serve web, NS2 will be a mail server. Both are low volume/loads. It looks like I can use DD to copy an

Re: clone a drive, no raid involved

2008-06-19 Thread Warren Block
On Thu, 19 Jun 2008, Brad Mettee wrote: I'm setting up a pair of machines with almost identical OS config, and completely identical hardware. One is a primary DNS server, the other is secondary. NS1 will also serve web, NS2 will be a mail server. Both are low volume/loads. It looks like I