[clug] Hints on where to look for using Linux to take Windows
drive images (poor man's ghost)
sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Wed Jul 2 05:28:37 GMT 2008
Daniel Pittman wrote on 2/7/08 12:24 PM:
Thanks Daniel & Glen! Just brilliant.
I'll scan through those tools and send to my QLD cousin [does that sound
too 'deep south' :-)]
> It shouldn't, as long as the image is only ever used to restore to the
> same hardware, or to replacement hardware if the first round dies.
> (Note that the later, replacement hardware, might not work well at all.
> /That/ is a Windows limitation; like older Linux systems it has very
> limited boot time driver loading capabilities. Vista may have improved
> this, but I have not used it to know.)
> Ah. You probably want Ghost4Linux or MondoRescue then. They both put a
> user friendly wrapper around the process.
> But see also
and from Glen
> Partimage is your friend <http://sourceforge.net/projects/partimage/>
> Yep, "sudo apt-cache search partimage" shows it is available in 'buntu
> but see below.
> Try ...
> <http://www.sysresccd.org/Main_Page> or
> either of these live CDs should fit on a 3" mini-CD. There may be
> USB-bootable versions, I've never bothered, but.
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