cloning running linux machine through network, strategy and tactics

Michael Torrie torriem at
Wed Aug 8 21:46:51 MDT 2012

On 08/08/2012 08:44 PM, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> rsync -x won't get the data underneath mount points, such as skeleton
> /dev entries--which may impede your ability to boot the resulting
> image.

True. I think, though, on Fedora and Redhat this isn't an issue because
udev populates the real file system; it's not a tmpfs file system.

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