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    Imaging with Partimage


    Hi, im using ubuntu edgy 64bit. I wanted to create an image of my linux partition with partimage in the SystemRescueCD. but apparently it includes the two windows partitions (which mounted to the linux in: '/media/sda5' and '/media/sdb1') in the image file, And i dont want them to be included. How can i change this setting?

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    forum.guy
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    I've never used PartImage but maybe this link to the manual will help:

    http://www.partimage.org/Partimage-manual_Usage
    oz

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    Any reason not to use dd?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ozar
    I've never used PartImage but maybe this link to the manual will help:

    http://www.partimage.org/Partimage-manual_Usage
    Thanks, but it didnt really help, i didnt see any information concern to my problem there.

    Any reason not to use dd?
    I didnt understand what is exactly. it's not an imaging program, is it?

    Anyway i thought to unmount the partitions before running the program, but than i will have no place to save the image file to.

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    Help?.....................

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    Super Moderator devils casper's Avatar
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    save Partimage in Floppy or Harddisk, boot up from any LiveCD and create an image of any partition.
    PartImage is available in System Rescue CD and Austrumi. i use Austrumi coz its a LiveCD distro, just 50MB. create image of any partition and save that anywhere.
    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
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