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by Ron
Mon Feb 18, 2008 4:34 am
Forum: Running partimage from a bootable CDRom and floppy disk
Topic: File Size and GUI Selectability
Replies: 0
Views: 5957

File Size and GUI Selectability

I am using Partimage from a bootable CD trying to backup a 55 GB partition with only 2.7 GB of files. Since it is supposed to back up the files and not the empty space, I am expecting a GZ file of less than 2.7 GB, but it wants way more space than that to complete the backup. Also, I am using it fro...
by Ron
Mon Feb 18, 2008 4:21 am
Forum: Running partimage from a bootable CDRom and floppy disk
Topic: Partition Backup Size Incorrect
Replies: 2
Views: 8879

Size (Continued)

This is an excellent question, but I'm not sure I understand the response.
I thought Partimage only backed up the files on a partition, not all the empty space as well. I have 2.7GB on a 50GB partition and am expecting a compressed file <2.7GB, but it wants a much larger block.