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Symantec Ghost and Linux partitions?

On 9/23/06, Scott Ehrlich <scott at> wrote:
> At work I have a Dell Precision Workstation 490 with a SATA drive and a
> copy of Ghost 2003.
> I have imaged many NTFS systems, but Ghost chokes on the RHEL4 default
> partition type of ID 83.   I've tried throwing all of Ghost's known
> switches at the partition, but nothing seems to work.
> Symantec's site clearly states they formally only support Windows
> partitions, though Linux partition types can be handled.
> Anyone else have success/failure with imaging type 83 partitions?

Yes, I have used Ghost successfully many times to duplicate Linux
ext2/ext3 partitions. One problem I have encountered is that Ghost
doesn't support grub, only Lilo.

Andrew Medico <a.medico at>

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