[kwlug-disc] Using linux to fix Windows

L.D. Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Fri Jul 3 12:30:07 EDT 2009


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You should be able to build a system restore image on your 10GB
partition with mondoarchive.  Mondoarchive will give you a bootable
re-install image which you can access from grub.

NTFS support in Linux has come a long way recently.  It may or may not
be up to the task.




Paul Nijjar wrote:
> 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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