LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-21-2009, 03:57 PM   #1
invader44
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2008
Location: America
Distribution: Ubuntu 11.04
Posts: 64

Rep: Reputation: 15
ghost 4 unix


Hi,
Has can anyone walk me through on how to use ghost 4 unix to write an image to a network harddrive? I can write images from the network hard drive to a pc, using the slurpdisk command. However I am new at this, and the images on this network hard drive were created by someone else. I am not sure how they did this. Everthing is already configured correctly like the ftp server to connect to the network hard drive. I just want to know the command to use to write another image to the hard drive. There are already images on the hard drive and I don't want to write over them somehow. If that is possible or not.
Thanks,
vadder
 
Old 07-22-2009, 08:47 AM   #2
linuxlover.chaitanya
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2008
Location: Nagpur, India
Distribution: Cent OS 5/6, Ubuntu Server 10.04
Posts: 4,629

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
What is your need? Do you want to clone the drives over the network? Clone Zilla is better than G4U or G4L then. I recently discovered that Clonezilla is much faster than g4l.
 
Old 07-22-2009, 01:08 PM   #3
invader44
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2008
Location: America
Distribution: Ubuntu 11.04
Posts: 64

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Hi linuxlover.chaitanya,
Thanks for the reply but I would rather use ghost for unix, instead. I guess I don't know what I want to do. I have two laptops with windows xp pro on them and I want to copy a image of them to a iomega network hard drive using ghost 4 unix. That way if the hard drives get screwed up I can just use ghost 4 unix to put back the image they originally had. There are images already on this network hard drive, I just don't want to write over any of them, which I don't think I can do. I noticed when look at them images on the network hard drive. None of them are seem to be over 4.16 GB. Is that because ghost for unix compresses the image when it is writing it to the network hard drive. When I look at the laptops the used space is at 10 GB is that going to matter when I write the image to the network hard drive, will it compress it down to a smaller size? The thing I don't understand is, what I am suppose to do. Use uploaddisk or uploadpart for the command? So, I get my laptop with xp pro set up, create user accounts, download software that is used on them. There now they are ready to go, now I want to make an image of them to a iomega network hard drive. Do I want the whole hard drive or just a partition?
Thanks,
vadder
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ghost 4 unix invader44 Linux - Newbie 2 06-18-2009 09:49 AM
LXer: Unix - System VI Release Notes - More Linux and Unix Humor LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 12-06-2008 03:30 PM
Ghost software : Linux Ghost server NL-Stitch Linux - Newbie 18 02-02-2007 10:55 PM
LXer: Speaking UNIX, Part 4: Setting and managing permissions on UNIX LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 10-21-2006 01:54 AM
Ghost 4 Unix on USB sparek Linux - General 1 08-19-2006 05:29 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:38 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration