Re: backup of the whole hd
On 10/28/05, Sven Luther <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 28, 2005 at 11:18:37AM +0300, Eddy Petrişor wrote:
> > On 10/28/05, Sven Luther <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > > I have a dual boot system, so I want to make a complete backup of the
> > > > whole hd.
> > > > partition, so I can restore/backup from either linux or OS X. I would
> > > > also like to verify the backup.
> > >
> > > apt-cache show partimage :)
> > Does this impose the restriction of having the same partitioning
> > scheme on the destination as it was on the source?
> > I would like to increase my / partition, but need to reparttion.
> Nope, you can backup partition by partition, and the only restriction is that
> the partition you restore to needs to be the same size or bigger than it was
cool! too bad you can't shrink partitions... but who would want that :-D
> > I there such a tool ? (please, don't suggest ext2-resize, I use ReiserFS)
> You use reiserfs which is know to eat filesystem for breakfast, i hope you
> have good backups :)
I have been using ReiserFS for about 2 years now, iirc and I haven't
had any problem since then. ;-)
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