[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: backing up a drive

On Tue, 21 Mar 2006, Doofus wrote:

Only do this in single user mode though, right? Or better still, on a

Make sure that the MS-Window system is not active in any way (through a virtual system or whatever).

The dd can be from a live cdrom or from a small partition on the box reserved just for this purpose. The latter is no good in the case of a dead disk but is convenient otherwise.


Robert Brockway B.Sc.        Phone:          +1-905-821-2327
Senior Technical Consultant  Urgent Support: +1-416-669-3073
OpenTrend Solutions Ltd      Email:          support@opentrend.net
                             Web:            www.opentrend.net
We are open 24x365 for technical support.  Call us in a crisis.

Reply to: