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Oliver Grawert wrote:
> On Di, 2009-07-14 at 08:38 -0600, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>> Siggy I see you don't read English well. My point is, how do you ssh to
>> an un-mounted partition?
> you dont ssh to a partiton :)
> you ssh to a running system, the command you execute through the ssh
> tunnel is then a dd command which you should not do to a mounted
> i think what you actually wanted to say is: "if your system runs from
> sda1 how can you dd via ssh to it without having the partition
> mounted ?"
> indeed that wouldnt work, you would either have to dd to another
> partition or for example run the target machine from a livecd so the
> disk partition wouldnt have to be mounted to have the sshd running.
I need to read man ssh AGAIN, but I think you have to ssh to a system
that has the client sshd running with the kernel which then means it is
mounted and running.
I today proved you can't use DD without some special characters that
tell it to use the Internet. Then the if=/dev/sda1 of=/dev/sda1 might work.
I know rsync works because I use it often to back up my computer over
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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