Back Up/Restore Hard Drives And Partitions With Ghost4Linux - Page 2

5 Create A Backup Of A Partition

You should see a command prompt now. Type in

g4l

to start the Ghost4Linux menu:

Accept the Ghost4Linux conditions by hitting Yes:

Then select RAW MODE - ANY filesystem, every bit, local+ftp:

Select Network use - Backup/Restore to/from network because we want to store the backups on our FTP server:

You will see the following menu. The correct ethernet device (eth0) should already be selected under menu item A (Select ethernet device), if not, specify the correct one. If you have a DHCP server in your local network, the Ghost4Linux system should have a working IP address already (see menu item C (Set IP address DHCP) - 192.168.0.213 in this example) - if not, you can specify a static IP address under menu item B (Set IP address).

Next go to menu item D (Set IP for FTP server):

Specify the IP address of your FTP server (192.168.0.100 in this tutorial):

Then go to E - Set useridpass option:

Type in your FTP username and password in the form -u username -p password or username:password, e.g. -u exampleuser -p howtoforge:

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From: JohnnyBoyClub at: 2010-06-25 12:40:39

From my oppinion the software looks kinda old and a little hard to use for many people.

I suggest you to use another easier to use software like http://www.dmailer.com/dmailer-backup.html  to backup / restore the computer or any files you want to backup.

Their software is free and also the online backup service is also free up to 3gb of space ( if you need higher pack of storage they have some at good prices ) , also the software is easy to use than most of other softwares that do that.

From: MikeInWA at: 2011-05-23 14:17:08

Now DMailer might be good, but now we're talking backup software for everything else but Linux. If you're on a Linux box then the software mentioned in the article is a very good solution. //Mike