Mirroring 2 IDE Drive Linux

Mike J Crowl crowlmj at stortek.com
Tue Aug 6 14:29:02 EST 2002

	You probably want to use 'dd' rather than 'rsync' for something like this.  It'll be much easier.


On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 05:01:40PM -0400, Danny wrote:
> From: "Danny" <danny at ocsonline.com>
> I have 2 drives in a Linux 7.1 server , 1 primary and 1 secondary. I am trying to clone to the secondary slave drive and be take the primary out and change the slave to primary and boot from it. The problem I am having is that it the copied drive will not boot, It is not getting the lilo boot and config properly. When I try to boot the copied drive , it boots to a Blank screen with an "L" in the upper left hand corner.
> Can anyone tell me the proper commands to run with rsync to mirror from primary to secondary and boot with the copied drive properly with Redhat 7.1 ?
> If not what other solution would you recommend.
> Thanks
> Sysadmin at ocsonline.cmo
> Danny

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