Robert Jaroszuk zim at
Mon Feb 12 08:50:52 CST 2007

eclark wrote:
> You can use dd also. dd if=/dev/somedisk of=/dev/somedestination
> This assumes the drive you are going to is at least as large (or identical) as 
> the one you are coming from. Comes free installed on pretty much every unix 
> known to man.

I think rsync would be better.
It will copy all files, not only one particular partition.

If not rsync, you may try using tar and netcat:

On the first server:
(cd / && tar -cvf - ) | nc 2000

On the second (destination):
nc -l -p 2000 | tar -xvf -

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