Setting up Linux

Hi i am trying to setup linux on a partition which i have done!

I have Damn small Linux on a 5gb parition!

Now i want to be able to image my NT patition to a file on my Linux Parition??

What software is best? G4L?

The software m,ust run from the linux partition and save the image to the linux parition

Thanks for any help?

bryanchellenAsked:
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pjedmondCommented:
Partimage:

http://www.partimage.org/

HTH:)
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pjedmondCommented:
Perhaps I ought to mention that both G4L and partimage consider NTFS imaging to be beta. It is a good idea to defrag the NTFS drive prior to imaging if possible. Personally I consider Partimage to be the more 'mature' linux solution.

HTH:)
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rindiCommented:
Partimage might already be on your DSL CD. If not, it is on the UBCD when you boot it into the linux (F7) part. On knoppix it is also included.

http://ultimatebootcd.com
http://knoppix.net
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Dushan De SilvaTechnology ArchitectCommented:
You can try with " CAPTAIN NEMO"
www.runtime.org.

BR Dushan
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Strychni9eCommented:
try using dd from the command line
ex.
if hda1 is your windows partition,

dd if=/dev/hda1 of=myfile.img

dd will then make a file of equal size as the entire partition.
to restore...

dd if=myfile.img of=/dev/hda1

dd can take a long time to run it doesnt output any feedback while working but you can watch as the file gets bigger
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