Using dd to Make a Clone of a Drive
petermatulis at yahoo.ca
Fri Feb 10 08:11:39 PST 2006
--- Bart Silverstrim <bsilver at chrononomicon.com> wrote:
> On Feb 10, 2006, at 9:50 AM, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > On 2006-02-10 09:44, Peter <petermatulis at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> >> --- Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at ceid.upatras.gr> wrote:
> >>>> As long as the "new" slice had enough space, geometry shouldn't
> >>>> matter to dump|restore .... <?>
> >>> Right :) It also allows restoring in a different partition layout.
> >> Any chance of there being a way like this to restore to windows
> >> systems
> >> from the FreeBSD box?
> > Not really. I'm far from being a Windows expert though, so YMMV.
> As an image? Look up partimage and partimaged. We've had some luck
> restoring from both a Linux system running the Partimaged daemon and
> booting from a Linux disk and restoring images off a samba/Windows
> share using partimage.
I intend to use g4u. I have done some preliminary testing and I am quite
confident that I can upload and download an image. I am now wondering
about the situation where I need to recreate the partition that is to
contain the image. It needs to be exactly the same size (sectors) as the
image. That's what I'm worried about. Any suggestions?
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