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Re: [ossig] Backup of running system ?

At 00:28 27/04/2003 +0800, you wrote:

one should be using dump/restore for stuff like this. less things which
can go wrong, as well as being trusted and proven. on the other hand, i've
managed to ghost two identical disks using dd. less than 20 minutes for
36GB on separate scsi busses.
we dd our working harddisk from a main image HD in our lab in Uni, so that we work only once on the HD with installed systems, then duplicate them. iirc it is around 30 minutes for a 20GB HD on IDE.