Re: [mu TECH] A new installer for DOS

From: Hugo Coolens (
Date: Wed May 03 2000 - 08:21:17 CEST

On Tue, 2 May 2000, Sabino Maggi wrote:

> In any case, you should definitely consider using a tool like
> Norton Ghost or the like to save the image(s) of your hd, either on a free
> partition or, better, on a CD-R. This saves much time and effort.
> I use it since a couple of years and I periodically make images of my NT
> and Linux partitions. In the eventuality of a system crash you reboot in
> dos, launch ghost, load the image from hd/cd-r and... you are back to your
> last backup! I have restored this way my NT at least twice, without
> reinstallation, without any data loss :-()
> You should try.
I use Drive Image to accomplish this. However I wonder if it shouldn't be
possible to use merely a little script around dd and mulinux to do
just the same?

Did anyone try this yet?


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