[Udpcast] Image Server

Diego . eljedi at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 18:38:34 CET 2007

Hi again,

I used boot cd for updcast.

Yes, the new hdd in exactly the same size and have the same layout becouse i
used dd to get the same partition tables, and after that formated them.

But for now i only want to backup the boot partition, not the entirely hdd.
And i know the problem is on the backup method or file, becouse i have a
ghost image from the partiton and restored it without any problem, and
everything is fine.

If use the file make with udpcast, i get error checking filesystem ( chkdsk
). I'm don't blaming udpcast, becouse i know it's me the one don't know how
to do it.

Maybe the correct question is: is it possible to backup a partition, using
updcast, through a network and strore it on a file server? For your answears
i supose it is posible, wich steps you followed? or which option you use to
backup to a file and restore from a file?


On 2/15/07, Michael D. Setzer II <mikes at kuentos.guam.net> wrote:
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> What exactly did you use to create the image file?
> Does the new hard drive have the same physical layout as the original
> drive
> in the way of heads and number of sectors per track?
> Did you do a partition image, or a disk image.
> You might want to look at g4l or g4u for imaging.
> G4L includes ntfsclone coption, which only copies the used data, but it
> would
> require the NTFS partition to already exists.
> It is probable something missing from the MBR record.
> I use the g4l and make disk images of systems with 98, XP, and Linux on
> the 80GB drive, and it restores the images with no problems. NT and XP
> seem to be very picky on the disk layout.
> On 15 Feb 2007 at 17:50, Diego . wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm trying to make some kind of imageserver. I backed up my windows 2000
> boot partition to an
> > image file on the server. I restore it, without problems..everything is
> ok. But if i change hdd, o if
> > destroy partition and create a new one ( same size, same place ), i can
> restore the image but
> > windows won't boot. when i check filesystem y get some errors ( of
> course they weren't when i
> > backup the partition ). I even fixboot and mbr with the same result.
> >
> > Anyone can helpme with some tip?
> >
> > Thanks!!
> >
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