[CentOS] Does CentOS has problems with Norton Ghost 2003 images?

Thu Apr 28 12:34:37 UTC 2005
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Thu, 2005-04-28 at 09:20 +0100, Peter Farrow wrote:
> If you use ghost to copy a Linux install,  Ghost does not support EXT3 
> file systems, so ghost omits the journalling inode when it copies it.
> When the system boots from the new Hard Disk, it will fail because fstab 
> specifies EXT3 filesystems.
> To correct this set the ext3 entries in fstab to ext2, then ghost the 
> disk,  boot the new disk and run
> tune2fs -J /dev/hda1...etc etc for each partition to re-create the 
> journalling inode.
> Then edit fstab and re-boot.
> I have done this procedure many many times with no problems.
> regards
> Pete

I know that selinux has added some extensions to the ext3 ... and you
can't share the CentOS-2.1 and CentOS-4 ext3 partitions very well, so
that might have an impact on ghost as well.

This is not a CentOS-4 only thing ... it is a SELINUX, LVM2, RHEL4
thing :)

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