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Re: Norton Ghost - NTFS drive image from ext3 partition to new drive?

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  • pennhavn
    ... There are ... there is ... driver as ... Appreciate your effort to be helpful. Unfortunately at least as of Ghost 2003 is the important qualifier. It
    Message 1 of 13 , Nov 27, 2005
      --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "James Ronald"
      <jronald@c...> wrote:
      > The Ghost recovery disks are DOS based at least as of Ghost 2003.
      There are
      > DOS drivers that can mount an ext2 partition but I don't think that
      there is
      > one for ext3. I would start by finding and testing a DOS ext2/3
      driver as
      > that's going to be your show stopper.

      Appreciate your effort to be helpful. Unfortunately "at least as of
      Ghost 2003" is the important qualifier. It seems that the Ghost
      "engine" was replaced after 2003. This is one reason why the
      documentation on Symantec's "support" site is so unhelpful, as nearly
      all of it seems to refer to the earlier versions.

      From an informative article:

      "Norton Ghost 9 (which is actually rebranded [Power Quest] Drive
      Image, a different product from the original Norton Ghost) ha[s a] so
      called Symantec Recovery Disk...

      Norton Ghost 9.0 also offers increased driver and interface support
      for USB, USB2 and FireWire removable storage devices in comparison
      with Ghost 2003. That provides the possibility of restoring the image
      from USB2 or FireWire disk...

      This version of Ghost also supports Linux EXT2 file system apart from
      FAT16, FAT32, and NTFS..."

      The bottom line is that this is a very confusing topic, and (based on
      my search efforts anyway) it is very difficult to find definitive answers.
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