[Dirvish] Re: Use existing backup as initial image

Shawn Perry redmopml at comcast.net
Tue Jan 16 06:46:53 PST 2007


Sounds like a job for tar to me.  Knoppix & tar if you can reboot. or are 
already in linux.  Tar under cygwin should work too.

On Tuesday 16 January 2007 07:02, Dave Howorth wrote:
> Noel Kelly wrote:
> > So to get an initial image from a Windows machine onto a Linux server
> > will mean using the ext2ifs driver?  (www.fs-driver.org)
>
> Sounds easiest. If you did have to use a FAT32 filesystem to transfer
> the data, you could always try to fix it up with chmod, chown etc after
> you got it onto the Linux server's filesystem but that sounds error-prone.
>
> Cheers, Dave
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