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 it is possible to clone a running GnuLinux system onto another machine on the network, using netcat, dd and a simple pipe. this assumes the machine target has been booted from a rescue disk, or hdX other than the one to clone onto. it is possible to clone a running GnuLinux system onto another machine on the network, using netcat, dd and a simple pipe. this assumes the machine target has been booted from a rescue disk, or hdX other than the one to clone onto.
  
-<code> +  - target# nc -lp 9999 | dd of=/dev/hda1 
-target# nc -lp 9999 | dd of=/dev/hdb1 +  source# dd if=/dev/hda1 | nc [target-ip] 9999 
-source# dd if=/dev/hdb1 | nc [target-ip] 9999 +  wait...
-wait... +
-</code>+
  
 NOTE: if the disks are not identical (or possibly just not the same size), fsck and grub-install might be needed to clean up the target drive. NOTE: if the disks are not identical (or possibly just not the same size), fsck and grub-install might be needed to clean up the target drive.
  
 (based on notes found at > http://www.rajeevnet.com/hacks_hints/os_clone/os_cloning.html (based on notes found at > http://www.rajeevnet.com/hacks_hints/os_clone/os_cloning.html
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