Strange Partition Boundaries
Peppermint last edited by
In the past, I imaged several Windows 7 machines with no problems. The FOG servers had to be physically replaced, and now I can’t image anything. I tried manual imaging via a debug task, and partimage would throw a segfault before quitting. I took a look at the partition information from one of the machines that the old server had imaged, and here’s what came up:
[code]Command (m for help): p
Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 26 204800 7 HPFS/NTFS
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sda2 26 24524 196782080 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda3 24524 28476 31738880 f W95 Ext’d (LBA)
/dev/sda4 28476 30402 15471800 12 Compaq diagnostics
/dev/sda5 24524 28476 31737856 7 HPFS/NTFS[/code]
I suspect partimage is failing because the partition boundaries are set like that, but how did this happen?
I don’t know if this helps, but the old server ran FOG 0.29 on Ubuntu 10.04; the new one runs FOG 0.29 on Ubuntu 11.10.