[CentOS] clonezilla

Dag Wieers dag at centos.org
Sun Nov 4 09:39:29 UTC 2007

On Sat, 3 Nov 2007, Les Mikesell wrote:

> The clonezilla live project is a really nice way to do image-copies of
> machines:
> http://clonezilla.sourceforge.net/clonezilla-live/
> but it's based on a Debian live OS which has some unfamiliar quirks. Has
> anyone built something like this on a Centos base?
> For anyone who hasn't seen it, it can do whole disk or partition copies of
> windows and most Linux filesystems and it knows enough to only copy the used
> parts of the disk.  Among other tricks, it can also build a bootable iso image
> containing itself and one or more images that you can load directly from the
> cd/dvd.

Seems similar to partimage. If you use Recovery Is Possible (RIP) you have
a small image (77MB) that contains a recent kernel with all tools you can
imagine (with ntfs, cifs, partimage, ...)

You can put RIP on a small USB stick, or ISO or PXE.

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