- From the bash prompt, log into the FTP server with your username and password.
- Change into the preferred directory with the “cd” command.
- If doing a restore, issue the “dir” command to list the directory’s contents to find the correct filename of the disk image you want to restore. Continue reading “Linux – How to Backup or Restore a Disk Image from an FTP Server”
Manually Restore a Clonezilla Image When Destination Partition is Smaller than the Original
Today I ran into some problems with a hard drive that failed in a machine and I needed to restore a Clonezilla image. Unfortunately, the destination partition happened to be smaller than the original image so I couldn’t use the wizard because it errored out claiming I needed to use the -C option. The only problem is that from within the wizard you don’t even have the option to use it. After some searching, I found a few sites that said to use partclone.restore -C -s – -o /dev/(path to partition) and that failed everytime but at least pointed me in the right direction. To make a long story short, here’s a lil’ somethin’ somethin’ that should accomplish our end goal. From the shell, do one of the following:
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