rsync a raw device

Jan-Benedict Glaw jbglaw at
Tue Mar 14 10:22:32 GMT 2006

On Mon, 2006-03-13 17:42:18 -0500, Dan Pritts <danno at> wrote:
> I'd like to mirror this data store to a remote location for DR purposes.
> ideally the target would be a raw device as well, but a loopback mount
> would probably solve my problem if that's not possible.

# cat /dev/sda | ssh root at backupbox "cat > /dev/sda"

Of course, change the device name as needed on both sides...


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