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by psusi
Wed Mar 31, 2010 3:10 pm
Forum: General questions
Topic: system does not boot after restore
Replies: 4
Views: 5204

Re: system does not boot after restore

Since you are using fakeraid, grub can not guess what bios device corresponds to it. You need to tell it by editing /boot/grub/device.map and making it look something like:

(hd0) /dev/mapper/isw_bffjcadhhj_ARRAY

Then install grub.
by psusi
Wed Mar 31, 2010 3:07 pm
Forum: General questions
Topic: Backup an running System
Replies: 2
Views: 3509

Re: Backup an running System

No, the filesystem can not be mounted or must be mounted read-only. You can get around this with lvm snapshots.
by psusi
Mon Mar 22, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: General questions
Topic: fsarchiver may help to reduce fragmentation on ext3 ?
Replies: 3
Views: 3416

Re: fsarchiver may help to reduce fragmentation on ext3 ?

This is one of the things that I really liked about Norton Ghost, and dislike about partimage. I hope fsarchiver can behave more like Ghost. Since partimage puts all of the disk blocks back exactly as they were, any fragmentation present in the disk before is preserved, but Ghost unpacked the files ...
by psusi
Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:19 pm
Forum: Feature request
Topic: MBR & VBR backup support
Replies: 16
Views: 35360

Re: MBR & VBR backup support

The default in grub2 is to embed the core in the area between the MBR and the first partition on the disk. As long as you backup and restore those sectors along with the MBR, that's all you have to do for grub to continue to work, assuming that you don't move the partition with /boot/grub on it. If ...