Re: [nslu2-linux] Imaging the SLUG Drive
- On Tuesday 01 November 2005 07:22, Brian Wood wrote:
> I've never tried it, but I see that "dd" is there. Something likeWhat is nice with this approach that you can do it with of=somefile and you
> "dd if=/dev/sda(n) of=/dev/sdb(n) should make an image of a
> partition, not an entire drive.
can actually mount and modify the resulting image file on some other machine.
- On Tue, 2005-11-01 at 06:01 +0000, chandersawh wrote:
> Is there a tool/script/utility avilable to take an image of the SLUGWhy do you need an image. It's not the holy grail of making
> drive to one to quickly restore on disaster?
backups. It's nice for os partitions so that you don't need
to reinstall your os but thats also possible with other backup
For normal data i would make a normal backup with tar or
use rsync to an other disk or system.