[mythtv-users] Rsync test system

Steve Boyer steveboyer85 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 20:05:50 UTC 2017

> On Oct 5, 2017 1:09 PM, "Curtis Gedak" <gedakc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2017-10-05 10:49 AM, Daryl McDonald wrote:
> > Do I have to first install xenial on the second
> > partition then restore the rsync backup, or is there a way to make the
> > restore bootable?
> Assuming that you have restored all partition content to another drive,
> you can make the new drive bootable.
> There are likely many instructions on the Internet for how to do this.
> Following is a link to one I wrote for GParted:
> GParted Manual - Fixing Operating System Boot Problems
> https://gparted.org/display-doc.php?name=help-manual#gparted
> -fix-operating-system-boot-problems
> Curtis
> ____________________________________________
> IIUIC, cloning sda1 to sda2 would result in two partitions with the same
> UUID, and cause boot problems.
> Yes, if you clone the entire partition, the UUID's would be the same and
cause issues. If you already have 2 partitions created, the UUIDs would
already be different. Using the partclone method, you are copying the
filesystem, not partition information, from one to the other. Ack, you
would have to change the UUID in the /etc/fstab to account for the correct
partition to be used. Forgot about that.
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