[SATLUG] Disk Imaging Software

Greg Swift gregswift at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 14:54:27 CST 2010


On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 14:44, Marker, Robert <
rmarker at encoresupportsystems.com> wrote:

> I am looking for OSS to create/recover disaster recovery images of a
> number of desktops. Unfortunately this requirement is immersed in a
> total WinDoz environment but I want to use a Linux based boot CD
> application to create/recover the images via a 1TB USB external drive.
> The idea is to be able to replace a failed HDD and have a user back on
> line without the pain of rebuild. Everything I have research thus far
> wants to run on the desktop and has enough unnecessary features to choke
> a horse. I figure after several hours of search I would ask the experts
> for a recommendation.
>
> Long time lurker learning every bit I can (playing with DSL on a couple
> of very limited Tinkpad 380's at the present) and occasionally get a
> chance to post.
>

It has been a while since I used it, but check out g4u. It can do local or
network copying, but I'm not sure how it feels about usb hard drives.

http://www.feyrer.de/g4u/

-greg


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