[kwlug-disc] Using linux to fix Windows

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Fri Jul 3 12:01:23 EDT 2009


On Fri, Jul 03, 2009 at 11:40:10AM -0400, Cory Oldford wrote:

> Use a combination of dhcpd, memdisk, pxelinux, and a floppy image of
> an old version of ghost. You can network boot a system and pull a
> clean image from a linux server reboot and back to business as
> usual.

Licencing comes into play here as well, which makes using Ghost (and
sending a Ghost image home with the user) somewhat tricky. 

There are imaging alternatives on Linux, but from some (really
shallow) exploration in the past none were very good. NTFS support is
the big barrier. 

- Paul




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