Ghosting a ext2 partition

Jonathan David Edwin Wright j.d.e.wright at cs.cf.ac.uk
Sat Oct 6 10:42:13 PDT 2001


I don't know as I've never used Ghost before. What you might be able to do 
is to put back the partition just as it is, and use something like 
PartitionMagic to resize the partition for you.

Jonathan Wright..

At 19:07 06/10/2001 +0200, you wrote:
>A bit off topic, but this is still the best place to get a good answer!
>
>At the moment I have to harddiscs. Both contain several partitions, some 
>Linux and some Windows. I want to move all my Windows partitions to one 
>disc and all my Linux partitions to the other.
>
>I want to use Symantec Ghost to back up my LFS partition so I can freely 
>move my Windows partitions around and run a low risk of loosing anything 
>on those partitions.
>
>Ghost supports ext2 so making the backup should be a problem, but I have a 
>question about putting them back. Can I put the ext2 ghost image back on a 
>ext2 partition that is larger than the original one?
>
>Any tips and experiences (good or bad) with Ghost and ext2 are very welcome.
>
>Sanjuro
>
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