Data extraction

Jessie Morris jessie at
Tue Apr 21 11:27:51 MDT 2009

On Tuesday 21 April 2009 9:52:11 am Jones, Scott (GE Money, consultant) wrote:
> I have a drive in a spare machine, from which I want to copy, over my
> home LAN, the various folders, /, /var, /usr /home to another machine
> with a much larger hdd. I have tried booting the machine using a live
> ubuntu 8.10 desktop disc.. But have trouble getting networking on this
> machine, to 'SEE' my other linux box, which also runs ubuntu 8.10
> desktop.
> Am I approaching this the right way? Is there any easier way, short of
> pulling the drive and installing in this other machine, to just mount
> each folder and pull the data that way? I want to move it over on my
> network if possible.
> Scott
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NFS? Have you checked that out?


Jessie Morris

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