8.4. Cloning your system

A mksysb image enables you to clone one system image onto multiple target systems. The target systems might not contain the same hardware devices or adapters, require the same kernel (uniprocessor or microprocessor), or be the same hardware platform (rs6k, rspc, or chrp) as the source system.

Use this procedure to install a mksysb backup on a target system it was not created on. Be sure to boot from the product media appropriate for your system and at the same maintenance level of BOS as the installed source system that the mksysb backup was made on. For example, you can use BOS Version 4.2.1 product media with a mksysb backup from a BOS Version 4.2.1 system. This procedure is to be used when installing a backup tape ...

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