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by IanMcC
Mon Jan 31, 2005 5:28 pm
Forum: Miscellanous
Topic: Partition Image can't work on mounted
Replies: 1
Views: 4593

cloning?

not sure if it would work but perhaps you could make a dd clone of the currently running drive and make the backup from the clone. a safer and much more reliable way would be to boot from a recovery CD like KNOPPIX and run partimage from there. although this would meen taking your server down for so...
by IanMcC
Mon Jan 31, 2005 4:36 pm
Forum: Miscellanous
Topic: Backup to the same partition
Replies: 1
Views: 4335

The simple answer is no. basicaly immagine what would happen when it tryed to backup the start of the zipped backup file. It would end up infinatly getting bigger and adding itself to itself. thats not to say such a fancy feet is totaly impossible. I expect someone with more programming skills than ...
by IanMcC
Fri Jan 14, 2005 7:55 pm
Forum: Unexpected errors during usage
Topic: CRC errors during restaure
Replies: 6
Views: 9730

try gzip -tv foo.gz.*

sounds likethe files are corrupted to me. you can get a second oppinion by going to the location you saved them in and using the test function in gzip gzip -t -v mybackup.gz.* something like that should give you the crc check of the backup files. if they are corrupted I'm not sure what could be done...
by IanMcC
Thu Jan 13, 2005 5:28 pm
Forum: Miscellanous
Topic: Partimage logfiles
Replies: 0
Views: 3979

Partimage logfiles

hullo I'm creating a slightly more user friendly GUI for partimage, (why? because I'm making a system to back up and restore an NTFS windows load for disabled students and it needs to be as close to one click as possible and easy for partialy sighted people to read text from) Ive got a gui interface...