Node cloning (correction)

JP Navarro navarro at mcs.anl.gov
Thu Apr 5 12:43:23 EDT 2001


The working URL is:

  http://www-unix.mcs.anl.gov/systems/software/city/

Sorry,

JP

JP Navarro wrote:
> 
> Just another tool for cloning disks.
> 
>    http://www.mcs.anl.gov/systems/software/city/
>    (look for imgdisk near the bottom of the software list)
> 
> What makes this tool unique is:
> 
>   - Linux distribution neutral
> 
>   - can deal with raw partitions for non ext2 file-systems
> 
>   - flexible partition sizing configuration:
>       can size based on % of disk, % of disk remaining, rest of disk..
>       so disks don't all have to be the same size
> 
>   - clones MBR, and individual partition boot sectors
>       this allows you to have a fully functional disk as soon as it's restored
>       without running LILO or boot loaders setup tools
>       (if your boot loader cares about kernel location, as LILO does, then
>       you need to make sure the partition containing /boot is saved/restored
>       in raw form)
> 
> Enhancement in the works:
> 
>   - support for most mainstream file-systems supported under Linux
> 
> JP Navarro
> --
> John-Paul Navarro                                           (630) 252-1233
> Mathematics & Computer Science Division
> Argonne National Laboratory                            navarro at mcs.anl.gov
> Argonne, IL 60439                          http://www.mcs.anl.gov/~navarro

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