ide -> scsi

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sat Jun 29 17:46:26 BST 2002

On Sat, Jun 29, 2002 at 04:08:53PM +0200, Frans Diergaarde wrote:
> On this moment i have a FreeBSD box running on a an ide controlled drive.
> Know i want to run FBSD on a scsi drive without using the ide drive for
> boot.
> I also dont't want to build the whole system again on this new disk.
> drive.
> In the ports collection i came up to a mirroring tool called 'cpdup'.
> In it's pkg-descr there is hardly no further information then that it is
> a powerful fs mirroring tool with file integrity testing.
> Can anyone tell me if this is the right tool for my purpose!!

Heh.  I just ported a great long screed about copying disk to disk to
questions at a few days ago.  You can see that message here:  

You can copy your disk contents from one disk to another quite handily
using just the tools that come with the system.  There are more ways
to do the job than I mentioned in that message though...



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