Re: What would I do without partimage?
On 12/15/05, Arafangion <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 15 December 2005 13:25, William Ballard wrote:
> > I literally would be unable to use Microsoft Windows if I couldn't stay
> > mostly booted in Debian and manage that godawfulness with partimage.
> > Every time I boot into it I restore a clean partimage of XP, let it puke
> > all over itself, then restore the cleanness.
> > It's the only thing that makes patching Windows remotely tolerable.
> > Eventually partimage will stop working on new versions of NTFS, and it
> > seems to not be maintained anymore. It was removed from Sarge.
> > Are there other tools that work like Ghost but in Linux? Partimage is
> > great.
> You could use dd, and compress the image, or use an emulator with a COW disk
Here is a cool one liner for the above :
dd if=/dev/hda bs=1k conv=sync,noerror | gzip -c | ssh -c blowfish
user@hostname "gzip -d | dd of=/dev/hda bs=1k"
For more info, read : http://slice.med.uottawa.ca/public/manuals/ImageDisk.html
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Maxim Vexler (hq4ever).
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