Eric at on 30 Aug 2014 06:18:07 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Image-based partial backup?

On 08/30/2014 09:03 AM, Rich Freeman wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 30, 2014 at 8:10 AM, Eric at <> wrote:
>> Rich, does it *have* to be an image?
> As long as it restores the boot sector, filesystem structures, system
> files, and so on such that if I run the restore against a blank hard
> drive and reboot the system behaves exactly the same as it would have
> on the first boot after the backup was performed, then I don't really
> care how it is implemented.
> I was looking at Mondo, but the docs say:
> Please bear in mind that Mondo was written for Linux users. If Mondo
> does not backup or restore your Windows system well, you might want to
> consider reporting it to themondorescue mailing list
> I wasn't sure how well-supported Windows actually is.  If it works
> well in practice I'm more than happy to give it a shot, as it looks
> fairly close to clonezilla (though it doesn't appear to support ssh,
> so I'll need to set up an nfs mount for the backup directory which
> isn't too big of a deal, though I guess that means that my backups are
> exposed to anything on the LAN since nfs isn't secure).
> Rich

Aye, my bad... Not sure why I totally missed the "NTFS" requirement in
your original post.


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