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Date:      3 Mar 2011 14:47:54 -0000
From:      John Levine <johnl@iecc.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        freebsd@edvax.de
Subject:   Re: Fastest way to get an entire FBSD system back online?
Message-ID:  <20110303144754.26001.qmail@joyce.lan>
In-Reply-To: <20110303123034.9cd09de4.freebsd@edvax.de>

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>> It's not as automated as the Windows approach, but if you know what
>> you're doing it's mostly limited by the speed of the disks. ...

>Unlike "Windows", UNIX gives you the ability to create a fully
>programmable automated approach according to your needs, e. g. for
>multiple installations, defective systems can be booted via LAN, USB
>or CD, ...

Of course.  But the more interesting question is whether anyone's done
that, e.g., a script to put dumps and a description of the disk setup
on a backup device, and a boot image that will take the description
and the dumps and put them back.  As far as I know, nobody has.

R's,
John



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