Deploy image to one partition (c:) end keep intact the other (d:)



  • i want to image only the first partition of my HDD which would be my system drive c: i have tried all the options size partition(resizable),multiple partition single disk etc but every time i deploy the image data in the d: is also lost. how can i deploy images so that only my system drive c: re-written and i keep my data intact on d: as it is. any ideas ??


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    Someone has posted on these forums the code modifications necessary to implement this in FOG. Requires changing some code so it prompts you which partitions you want to restore.

    [url]http://fogproject.org/forum/threads/more-control-with-partitions.68/#post-3330[/url]

    It’s written to work with FOG 0.30, but might work with FOG 0.32 with some slight modifications.



  • P.S. I’ll try your method and post some results tomorrow or the day after



  • Is this workaround working? I’m searching all over the internet for the answer and I’m not finding it. My case is as follows: I prepared a Windows 7 Master image with SAD2 tool for installing drivers. Created a multipartition image (single disk) and deployed it on a computer with some hard drive on it with no sensitive information in it – everything is ok, image gets deployed and working fine, just had to manually format the rest of the hard drive which was unallocated. But I really want to image/reinstall computer and leaving its second partition (drive D ) intact.



  • Thank you for answer! I will try this way.



  • This requires the disk geometry to be identical on all machines you’re deploying to…

    Collect a multiple partition image, go into /images/<image name>/, delete the d: partition (d1p2 for XP, d1p3 for Vista/7).

    When you go to deploy the image it might complain that it can’t find the last partition, but I’m pretty sure it’ll complete the task just fine.


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