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  1. #1

    add mbr to partition image

    hello all,

    A while ago i've made an image of my windows partition using the following command:

    dd if=/dev/sda3 of=Desktop/windowsbackup.img

    Now i am trying to netboot my machine. I've got everything figured out, but I need an image wich has an mbr; so I want to add an mbr to this image.

    This sounds like it's possible, so my question is: "How?"

    Thanx for your time,


  2. #2
    well, i've been searching (i had searched before starting this thread but apparently not enough :P ) and found this:

    so all i had to do is get a windows mbr and copy it with the image to a third file. so i booted up knoppix on my mom's windows pc and got the dd pocketknife out of my pocket

    and as i type this my server box is working on it. so i hope it works

    thanks for your time, isama

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