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Old 03-31-2010, 03:01 AM   #1
mangatmodi
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Ext3 Drive cloning


Hi

I have just configured my Fedora 12 desktop to it's best. Now I want to take a backup of the drive for future. On Windows, I used take clone of C:/ drive with Norton Ghost, but it does not seems to be working for Ext3 Partitions.

My Question is which is the best bootable software (like norton ghost in Hiren boot cd) which can be used to clone my Ext3 partition.

Thanks in Advance
 
Old 03-31-2010, 03:38 AM   #2
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If you have a spare HDD you could just use dd command from any linux livecd or clonzilla live cd, to clone 1 partition or entire disk.
Best is to clone entire disk, in case of disk failure..just replace and boot.
 
Old 03-31-2010, 04:52 AM   #3
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Another Idea !!

@ ddaemonunics
Sir, I don't have any extra hard disk. so I can't dd the complete partition. I need a bootable clone tool with high compression ratio. Something similar to Norton Ghost.
 
Old 03-31-2010, 12:15 PM   #4
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Then your friend is clonezilla
http://clonezilla.org/

Last edited by ddaemonunics; 03-31-2010 at 12:16 PM.
 
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Old 03-31-2010, 02:26 PM   #5
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Then your friend is clonezilla
http://clonezilla.org/
Thank you Sir !

It worked like charm. No problem at all. Thanks a lot again
 
  


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