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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm going to attempt a ufsrestore of a Solaris 9 machine from a connected NAS containing the ufsdumps. The idea is to be able to take ufsdumps of a failed machine (machine 1), and use them to set up a backup machine (machine 2). (I'm testing for disaster recovery)
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Discussion started by: Stellaman1977
I needed to clone my disk to another hard drive . I did it as the following :
#dd if=/dev/sdb of=/dev/sdc
But after a while, the procedure ended with the "writing to /dev/sdc
input/output error" message.
Can you please let me know how can I overcome this as the fdisk now returns as "... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: hadimotamedi
I am using 'dd' to clone an entire hard drive which only has Ubuntu 11.10 and some data with no special options. The disks are both 1Tb, However, I did re-partition the target disk with gparted successfully. The new partions are not the same size as the source disk. When starting 'dd' no partitions... (24 Replies)
Discussion started by: Royalist
4. Filesystems, Disks and Memory
I'm running Ubuntu on my laptop. To keep my data safe and easy disaster recovery as well I bought similar HDD to one installed in my laptop with higher capacity and using USB box I'm doing disk clone to it. So at any time I can replace disk and carry on with my work as before.
I'm trying... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: uvaio
I use the Solaris 10 x86 machine.
I need to clone the boot disk.
Why, when I copy slice 1 - there is a following:
# ufsdump 0f - /dev/rdsk/c0d0s1 | (cd /mnt && ufsrestore rf - )
DUMP: Warning - super-block on device `/dev/rdsk/c0d01` is corrupt - run fsck
Dump: The Entire... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: wolfgang
Hi , I accidentally deleted crontab entries and I need to restore back urgently ! we use a ufsdump with 0cfu option. I like to know how to restrore / retrieve to different location for crontab file only from the backup. Thanks. (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: skully
Anybody that has already running script or command that can disk clone the hpux machine
thanks (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: eykyn17
I'm trying to restore a server from a backup tape. I've partitioned my drive, and I've run into a problem; After extracting everything from the tape, It seems as if only the directory structure is intact. Here are my steps:
1. booted from cdrom to single user mode boot cdrom -s
2. used... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ECBROWN
on sparc solaris 2.8 hosts, HOSTB, after changing to /dir1 need to:
connect to tape drive on HostA. change directory to /dir0/dir1 on tape and
restore everything under that path to /dir1 directory.
could i get help?. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: S26+
I have to change the system disk on an old PC running SCO 5.0.5.
The disk is up and running, this is a preventive action.
My experience on UNIX is very limited and I look for the easyest solution to clone this unit.
Is it possible with commands or through a clone... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: mhachez