11.12.2005

cheap / free hard disk cloning

If you're a cheap bastard like me and don't want to spend the money on a product like Ghost, then the following open source / free products might just suit your fancy:

g4u - Harddisk Image Cloning for PCs
http://www.feyrer.de/g4u/

using dd and netcat to clone disks:
(down ???) http://www.rajeevnet.com/hacks_hints/os_clone/os_cloning.html
Google's cached copy: http://72.14.203.104/search?q=cache:jx4674quVY0J:www.rajeevnet.com/hacks_hints/os_clone/os_cloning.html+linux+cloning&hl=en

resize those NTFS partitions:
http://mlf.linux.rulez.org/mlf/ezaz/ntfsresize.html

1 comment:

The A.D.D. Guy said...

interesting... thanks for the info. I've only used diskparted so far working with partitions. I wonder if you could use rsync over vfat? ntfs?