Imaging disks for quick recovery
waldbie at verizon.net
Wed Jul 12 23:35:52 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 12 July 2006 6:08 pm, Dariusz J. Garbowski wrote:
> On 07/12/2006 04:59 PM, Serg wrote:
> > Howdy All,
> > Can anyone suggest a Linux application similar to Norton Ghost to image
> > a disk/partition for quick recovery? And which wouldn't take hours to
> > image or rebuild a drive (e.g. tar).
> You already have it installed :-) It's called dd and is part of GNU
> coreutils thus available on any Linux distro by default.
Ghost 4 Linux (http://sourceforge.net/projects/g4l) may be faster for large
drives. "dd" works, but it isn't very brainy-- it also copies the empty
space on your drive.
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