Re: ntfs disk partition backup
On Friday 06 October 2006 07:02, Fred J. wrote:
> I was reading the man pages for partimage and it said that it supports
> ntfs(experamintal). is there another which know to work well with ntfs as
> well as the other linux know fs types?
I have used partimage's ntfs support in the past, and it worked ok. These
days I use (and recommend) ntfsclone. I have done multiple backup/restore
to different disks with it.
If the ntfs partition is bootable and the starting sector changes you will
need to modify ntfs's starting sector. This isn't normally a problem for
me when windows is installed on hda1.
If you do have problems booting after a move or restore see