Copying Windows system using Linux

pascal adami pascal.adami at balcab.ch
Mon Nov 20 04:04:55 PST 2000


Hi there, 

Ghost is sweet, but not free, so if that disturbs you, you can get a 
free toll which does the same thing here:

http://partimage.sourceforge.net/

Cheers,
Pascal

----- Original Message -----
From: Miroslav Hrachovec <hrachovm at vscht.cz>
Date: Monday, November 20, 2000 1:00 pm
Subject: Re: Copying Windows system using Linux

> > 
> > My LFS system shares one of my drives with a Windows 98 system, 
> which I 
> > boot very infrequently.  I'm about to replace the drive with a 
> larger 
> > one. I've got the HD upgrade mini-HOWTO, and I think I know what 
> to do 
> > as regards copying my Linux partition over.
> > 
> > My question is: Can I use Linux to copy my Windows partition 
> over as 
> > well - by mounting the old and new vfat partitions and using "cp 
> -ax"? 
> > It seems to me that it should work, is there any reason it might 
> not?> 
> 
> I don't know if it will work. At least you have to use FORMAT.EXE /s
> to make your drive bootable. Here helps no 'cp' no 'dd' It has to be
> FORMAT.EXE-generated bootsector. If you will succeeded let as know.
> 
> But, I have other solution. There is excelent program called Norton
> Ghost from Symantec. It is tool for saving partition/disk into one 
> file.And it has capabilities to extract it to the larger partitition.
> It isn't free but you can Try before Buy ...
> 
> 
>        Mirek
> 
> 
> > Steve
> > 
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