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


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) - 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 ( 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:

Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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