Subject: AW: duplicating a bootable CF card
To: None <netbsd-users@NetBSD.org, dmcmahill@NetBSD.org>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/19/2005 20:10:20
> Whats the easiest way to make a complete duplicate of a bootable CF
> card? I have a net4501 and want to make a 2nd CF card exactly like the
> first. I have one of those USB CF reader/writers which I can use.
> Should I create a file system (on the desktop machine via the USB
> adapter), newfs it, run installboot, and then use dump/restore?
If you want an exact copy to the same type of card (size) use dd to make
an image on disk and dd this image to the 2nd card eg:
dd if=/dev/sd1d of=image
dd if=image of=/dev/sd1d