Re: backup again

From: Vesa-Pekka Palmu (
Date: Tue Apr 02 2002 - 21:44:27 CEST

> Question about backups and devices: If I backup /dev/hda1 (the first
> partition of hda), to a file, I can mount this file and do things with it
> using the loopback device. However, if I backup /dev/hda, is there any
> way I can get in there and mount the filesystems inside it?

I'm not sure, but I think that there is no easy way of doing it, but
knowing the opensource programmers, there might be a way to
use the HD image as a "fake hd" and mount the partitions inside it,
if not you can always write one yourselft utilizing the kernel
sources, but...

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Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated."

Vesa-Pekka Palmu AKA Depili
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