[sclug] Ghost HDD

John Stumbles sclug at yaph.org.uk
Tue Jul 26 18:17:52 UTC 2011

On 26/07/11 12:25, David Given wrote:

> You may also want to look at ntfsclone (in the ntfs-3g Debian package).
> It's intelligent enough to understand the NTFS file system and only copy
> sectors which are used. You end up with an disk image that's identical
> to the above dd, but which occupies vastly less space (the unused parts
> of the image contain holes).

Neat. Is there anything like this for ext2/ext3 filesystems?

John Stumbles                                       http://yaph.org.uk

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