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Old 09-14-2009, 06:52 AM   #1
MeeLee
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Create a bare metal backup of RHEL 5 to a bootable DVD?


Is it possible to create a bare metal backup of RHEL 5 to DVD and make it bootable?

If so, please can someone assist?

I have seen that you can use 'tar' to create almost this, but as this is my first time doing any of this, I am finding it hard to understand.

Many Thanks in advance,

Lee
 
Old 09-14-2009, 07:23 AM   #2
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Why want a bootable backup ?

If you are talking about a live DVD, it is available ..
from Scientific Linux, which is one of the free versions
of Redhat EL 5.x. http://distrowatch.com/?newsid=05399

If you want to create a live-DVD from your own content,
there are tools to do that ... e.g.
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD/LiveCDHowTo
.....

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Old 09-14-2009, 08:19 AM   #3
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Why want a bootable backup ?

If you are talking about a live DVD, it is available ..
from Scientific Linux, which is one of the free versions
of Redhat EL 5.x. http://distrowatch.com/?newsid=05399

If you want to create a live-DVD from your own content,
there are tools to do that ... e.g.
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD/LiveCDHowTo
.....
Thank you!!
 
  


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