Re: backup of the whole hd
On Thu, Oct 27, 2005 at 08:33:24PM -0400, Tamas K Papp wrote:
> Looks like my Powerbook has some hardware problem so I have to ship it
> to Apple for repair. Before that, I think it would be prudent to make
> a backup --- could people please suggest some tools for that?
> I have a dual boot system, so I want to make a complete backup of the
> whole hd.
> tpapp:~# fdisk -l /dev/hda
> # type name length base ( size ) system
> /dev/hda1 Apple_partition_map Apple 63 @ 1 ( 31.5k) Partition map
> /dev/hda2 Apple_Bootstrap untitled 3907 @ 64 ( 1.9M) NewWorld bootblock
> /dev/hda3 Apple_HFS Apple_HFS_Untitled_2 30457793 @ 262208 ( 14.5G) HFS
> /dev/hda4 Apple_UNIX_SVR2 swap 1000001 @ 30720001 (488.3M) Linux swap
> /dev/hda5 Apple_UNIX_SVR2 untitled 85490238 @ 31720002 ( 40.8G) Linux native
> /dev/hda6 Apple_Free Extra 258237 @ 3971 (126.1M) Free space
> Block size=512, Number of Blocks=117210240
> DeviceType=0x0, DeviceId=0x0
> I can make the backup to an external hd, which has a bootable OS X
> partition, so I can restore/backup from either linux or OS X. I would
> also like to verify the backup.
apt-cache show partimage :)