[linux-elitists] freezing system state
Thu Sep 14 06:28:52 PDT 2000
W. Reilly Cooley, Esq. writes:
> Funny you should ask... A new application called "Partition Image" came
> across Freshmeat just yesterday. I haven't looked at it, but that's
> what its supposed to do.
Nope, it only does http://freshmeat.net/projects/partimage/
Partition Image is a Linux/UNIX uility similar to Symantec's Ghost. It
can save and restore a (compressed) image file of partitions in the
ext2fs, ReiserFS, FAT16/32 ,or NTFS file systems. The image file can
optionally be split into multiple files so they can be copied on
From: Dave Wright <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de (Eugene Leitl)
Subject: Re: freezing system state
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2000 09:14:43 -0500 (CDT)
Would this be on an application basis? Checkpoint restart mods are out
there for Linux but I don't have any URL's.
> Can anyone point me towards information how I can snapshot the entire
> system state to hard drive, and have an option to restore it at boot
> If Linux can't do that yet, are there plans for putting support for
> suspend state into it?
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