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Old 06-20-2013, 05:06 AM   #1
tripialos
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is it bad practice to clone drbd - crypt partitions?


Greetings

I have an SSD drive with 3 partitions:

hda1 = /boot
hda2 = /
hda3 = encrypted with cryptsetup and used as a block device with drbd

hence the partition hda3 is:

-------------------
| encrypted LUKS |
-------------------
| |
------------------
| drbd |
------------------

Are there any implications if i clone (create an image) the SSD and use the clone to another system (same mobo cpu e.t.c)

Is it wise to clone cryptsetup/drbd partitions?
Will they work properly?

Thanks
 
Old 07-13-2013, 09:17 AM   #2
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Not sure if it is wise or not; truthfully-

I'm not the expert on cloning but I'm thinking that it (might) produce an invalid partition.


This article may prove useful.
http://linux.bigresource.com/Debian-...mBWLoKF2i.html

How To Clone A Partition
http://www.ehow.com/how_8150243_clon...ion-linux.html
 
  


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