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[SOLVED] Clone TC USB key

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robcar:
I'd like to clone a TC USB key installation; I wouldn't want to use dd, because it takes forever, since the master USB key is 8GB in size.
eZRemaster is quite confusing for me: sometimes it doesn't copy all extensions and sometimes SYSLINUX at the beginning is very long.

Is there an easy way that lets me clone the master TC to a smaller USB key?

TIA
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rob

curaga:
Auto-partitioning + bootloader-installing script, then just tarball the contents around.

robcar:

--- Quote from: curaga on July 03, 2012, 05:57:21 AM ---Auto-partitioning + bootloader-installing script, then just tarball the contents around.

--- End quote ---

Could you be a little more specific?
Thanks

curaga:
1. Partition the smaller key
2. Format the partitions
3. Install bootloader to the smaller key
4. Copy contents of the bigger key's partition to the smaller key, preferably via tar to keep permissions

For a one-off thing, you could just do it manually instead of scripting.


If you're not familiar with partitioning/bootloaders, just install to the smaller key via tc-install a default system, then replace the partition contents with those of the bigger stick.

robcar:

--- Quote from: curaga on July 03, 2012, 06:45:25 AM ---...
If you're not familiar with partitioning/bootloaders, just install to the smaller key via tc-install a default system, then replace the partition contents with those of the bigger stick.

--- End quote ---

Thanks!
I followed this one and replaced only tce with tar and seems working fine!

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