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Date:      Mon, 6 Jul 2009 17:39:51 +0400
From:      Jeff Laine <wtf.jlaine@gmail.com>
To:        insrc <informatique.src@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: how to do a live migration of a freebsd box to another box with rsync
Message-ID:  <20090706133951.GA64502@free.bsd.loc>

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> Hi,
> I'm used to migrate GNU/Linux system from one box to another by booting the
> second box with a liveCD (like systemrescueCD for example) and by copying
> the "/" filesystem (using the ssh transport)  with rsync.
> I would like to do the same for BSD system but i have two issues:
> - as the UFS write support is still experimental in the Linux kernel, it
> seems that i've to use a BSD liveCD but i can't find one :-/ I heard about
> frenzy ( http://frenzy.org.ua/en/ ) but the homepage says that the project
> is no longer maintained !
> - i'm wondering how to restore the bootloader after copying the files on the
> second box. On linux, i can use the grub-install script to do the job but
> i'm a bit lost on FreeBSD :-)

Hello. The Frenzy distro is still quite usable albeit it was abandoned. ;) 
Also you can find official FreeBSD liveCD iso here: 
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i.386/ISO-IMAGES/7.2/7.2-RELEASE-i386-livefs.iso
(change arch type according to you platform).



-- 
Best regards,
Jeff

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