[clug] ntfs-3g anyone?

Chris Smart clug at christophersmart.com
Sun Jun 26 00:33:18 UTC 2016

On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 11:00:19PM +1000, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
>On 24/06/16 21:39, Chris Smart wrote:
>>On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 07:05:34PM +1000, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
>>>On 24/06/16 17:31, Chris Smart wrote:
>>>>Or perhaps you could format it ext4 and backup Windows from Linux.
>>>I back up windows with clonezilla, booted using pxe. Clonezilla is good
>>>when I need to replace the boot/root disk in a hurry. It is a stand alone
>>>recovery image.
>>Then why does it need to be NTFS?
>I want to be able to access it in the odd case when I have access only to a
>windows machine (e.g. when I travel and my laptop is not available). Did not
>happen yet... Not a strong argument, I know.

OK, but if your backup is a CloneZilla image, then presumably you would
run CloneZilla to restore it to another disk? I'm not sure how easy it
would be to access a CloneZilla image on Windows.

Anyway, just an idea.


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