[Gllug] Bootable USB backup like OS X dmg?

Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker ilmari at ilmari.org
Tue May 24 16:13:44 UTC 2011

Steve Parker <steve at steve-parker.org> writes:

> On 24/05/11 16:38, gvim wrote:
>> This is not what I'm looking for. I want to make an externally
>> bootable disk image of an installed Linux system, not a generic
>> USB-bootable Linux distro. Something like SuperDuper! on Mac OS X. 
> Your device paths etc are likely to be invalid if you boot one server's
> image on another server

That's why you use UUIDs and logical volume names, not raw physical
device paths, in fstab etc.

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