Using the CD BOOT disc but got stuck - help!

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Using the CD BOOT disc but got stuck - help!

Post by timmoore46 » Tue Mar 06, 2007 6:52 pm

I've just installed Suse 10.2 64 bit version and it's great.

But I want to Image the OS partition.sda2 (using sata 2 drive)

I boot the Cd... fine !

It comes back with root ! startx gives me a GUI

A right click fires up partimage ! Great !

Now when I give the destination for the image file, I get that wrong and I'm STUCK !



does not do it!

Do I have to mount the disc or what are the permissions wrong.

I have no idea ! My expertise is close to rank newbie !

Any thought very very welcome! !



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Post by timmoore46 » Wed Mar 07, 2007 9:21 pm

Has anyone successfully booted the Cd version of partimage ?

If so how?



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Post by Graham » Fri May 25, 2007 12:14 pm

Hi Tim

A late reply (and you've probably already got an answer now) but here's my experience :). After starting PartImage, I had to mount a drive (a utility is available from the menu to do this). In my case, it was my shared data drive (hda6). It then appeared as:-


Then within PartImage, add this line (or folders within) to the destination.


Edit: I should note that this was done via the Parted Magic LiveCD so "may" be different from the PartImage LiveCD.

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Post by Prognatus » Tue Jun 26, 2007 9:22 am

Graham, I have the same problem as Tim. But I don't see any mount command (I use the SystemResqueCD with PartImage). Where is the menu with this command?

The disk I'm going to set as target/destination is hdb1 and I can see it in the list of selectable source drives, but can't use it as destination. I've tried many different paths, among them...


and so on... The combinations are endless when the user is clueless! (Hmmm... maybe I should patent that line) Ha-ha. :)

Some verbose help would be very much appreciated! Anyone?

EDIT: I think I found an answer in the thread cannot create temp file in a reply from obnascar (6th post from the top).

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