[Rear-users] Changing disk layout

Gratien D'haese gratien.dhaese at it3.be
Tue Jan 31 20:13:35 CET 2012


On Tue, 31 Jan 2012 20:03:16 +0100, Jeroen Hoekx wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On 31
January 2012 19:51, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Is this still the best
documentation for the layout code?
>>
http://rear.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/rear/trunk/usr/share/rear/doc/layoutman.txt
>

> Yes...
> 
>> And does anyone have any quick hints on how to restore a
system
>> currently on physical hardware with software RAID1 to a VMware
image?
> 
> The easiest way is to open /var/lib/rear/layout/disklayout.conf
in the
> rescue system. Remove the ^raid lines and replace all mentions
of
> /dev/md* with /dev/sd*. Then, remove the lines mentioning the second
>
disk in the RAID array.
> 
> When you run # rear recover , it will complain
about the disk size if
> that doesn't match but should continue ok if
there's enough space on
> disk.
> 

Could you give us feedback how it
turned out? Then we add this info to our
documentation.
thx, Gratien

 >
HTH,
> 
> Jeroen

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