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Re: X22 issues

On Saturday 15 December 2001 23:07, Michael Thaler wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 15, 2001 at 06:43:17PM -0000, Ross Burton wrote:
> > partition, which is the strangest idea I've ever heard.  What if I
> > need to rescue the machine because the disk crashed?  As you can
> > imagine, this is a large partition (~750M) - does anyone know if it
> > can be burnt onto a couple of CDs easily? Has anyone asked for
> > rescue CDs from IBM?
> if it is a Fat32 partion mount it with Linux and copy it to a file
> cp /dev/hdaX filename where X is the partion should do. You can tar
> it, maybe it fits on a CD. The same you can just do with your Win
> Partition. You can just copy it back if win crashes and will not work
> anymore.

Give partimage <partimage.org> -- a PartitionMagic-like tool for unix 
-- a try. There are debian packages in woody IIRC. The recovery 
patition is probably hidden but this shouldn't be a problem for 

> Greetings,
> Michael

Michael Nordmeyer

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