[kwlug-disc] Using linux to fix Windows
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Fri Jul 3 20:44:50 EDT 2009
Cory Oldford wrote, On 07/03/2009 11:40 AM:
> 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.
Doesn't give the user a restore CD as it would seem to be intended. No
net boot at the users home at that point.
(I've used this successfully, at least once.)
As Lori mentions, http://www.mondorescue.org/.
Make your default install fit on a DVD, for this Bare Metal Restore.
L.D. Paniak wrote, On 07/03/2009 12:30 PM:
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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.
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