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netinstall [2007-07-12 18:13]
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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.
  
-  - "target# nc -lp 9999 | dd of=/dev/hdb1" +  - target# nc -lp 9999 | dd of=/dev/hda1 
-  - "source# dd if=/dev/hdb1 | nc [target-ip] 9999"+  - source# dd if=/dev/hda1 | nc [target-ip] 9999
   - wait...   - wait...
  
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 (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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