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Date:      Mon, 6 Jul 2009 17:39:51 +0400
From:      Jeff Laine <>
To:        insrc <>
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 ( ) 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 is no longer maintained !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:
(change arch type according to you platform).

Best regards,

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