Mirroring 2 IDE Drive Linux

"Norbert:M" at samba.org "Norbert:M" at samba.org
Thu Aug 8 02:58:01 EST 2002

dd if=/dev/hda of=/dev/hdc bs=16384k

mirror 1st hdd on primary controller to 1st hdd on secondary controller

worked fine for me x-times

even over network via ssh into an compressed imagefile


Danny wrote:

> 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. ThanksSysadmin at ocsonline.cmoDanny
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