Tag Archives: Backup and Restore

New Primary HDD: A full Ubuntu backup & restoration experience (Draft)

Steps: Use “SystemRescueCD” “fsarchiver savefs” “fsarchiver restfs” mount /dev/sda1 /mnt mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/boot  #skip this if don’t have a separate /boot partition grub2-install –root-directory=/mnt/ /dev/sda Operation Stats: Original Disk Space used on the HDD to backup: 45 GB Size of … Continue reading

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Backup and Restore ext4 filesystem using fsarchiver

Important Note: Until the time of writing this article, “partimage” DOESN’T SUPPORT EXT4, it detects ext4 as ext3 and then displays an error message saying “can’t read bitmap block 0 from image“, so if you use something like the bootable … Continue reading

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