Re: moving windows
martin f krafft wrote:
In general, or at least in this specific instance, how does one determine
what block size to use?
Is it possible to restore a windows partition from tar?
Not quite. I think he wants to know if he can use the standard GNU tools
to do a backup of his or his other's Windows installation and so save
$$$ on buying Norton Ghost.
okay. well then:
dd if=/dev/hda1 bs=1024k | gzip > partition.gz
will create a compressed image of a partition.
zcat partition.gz | dd of=/dev/hda1 bs=1024k
will restore it.