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Cloning Partitions With ufsdump

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Cloning Partitions with ufsdump

Best done in single-user mode (ie boot -s)

Example of root:

  • create your new root filesystem with newfs
  • mount the new root filesystem somewhere like /mnt/root and then
    #  ufsdump 0f - / | ( cd /mnt/root ; ufsrestore xf - )
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