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92 <H3>Offline Documentation: Getting backups</H3>
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94 <div style="position: absolute; left: 0px;"><H4>30/06/2011 - v 3.2.0</H4></div>
95 <div style="position: absolute; right: 0px;"><H4>Last update: 06/06/2011</H4></div>
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117
118 <H2 style="margin-top: 0;"><a name="backup-intro"></a>Intro <span class="hideprint">[<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</span></H2>
119
120 <p>In this page I will demonstrate the creation of an image file by getting a backup of a virtual disk (<b>/dev/<font color="Red">sdb</font></b>). The image file will be saved in a partition in another virtual disk (<b>/dev/<font color="Red">sda1</font></b>).<br></p>
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122 <p><!--empty line-->
123 The first thing you do when you want to get a backup of a disk/partition, is make sure both the souce (to be backed up) and target (to hold the image file) partitions are in excellent condition (error free). This is the logical thing to do, cause I wouldn't want to backup a corrupt partition, or end up with a corrupt image file.<br>
124 <br>
125 <!--empty line-->
126 There is one more step I would want to take: I should check that my BIOS boot settings are correct, in order to boot from my CD/DVD drive.<br>
127 <br>
128 Having done all of the above, I am ready to boot from <b>Clonezilla-SysRescCD</b>.<br>
129 <br>
130 </p>
131
132 <div align="center"><table class="note" border="0" cellpadding="20"><tr><td valign="top"><img src="images/info.png"></td><td>
133 The following pressentation has been made using<br><b>Clonezilla Live v 1.2.8-46</b>
134 </td></tr></table></div>
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136
137
138 <!-- Buckup -->
139 <H2><a name="backup"></a>Getting the backup <span class="hideprint">[<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</span></H2>
140 <!--empty line-->
141 <H3><a name="bck-0"></a>Clonezilla-SysRescCD starting screen [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
142 <!-- empty line -->
143 <p>If you're fine with US keymap and English language (available languages are English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese and Chinese [both simplified and traditional]) or don't mind editing the boot parameters, just select <b>Clonezilla Live</b> at the starting screen and press ENTER. When the system comes up, it will load the program that will preform the backup. After that continue from <a href="#bck-4">this step</a>.</p>
144
145 <p>If you need to change these settings, select one of the available <b>Clonezilla Live</b> menu entries, and press <font color="Green"><b>TAB</b></font>. The current boot parameters will be displayed.</p>
146
147 <p>The default parameters for booting <b>Clonezilla Live</b> on a 1024x768 screen, are the following:</p>
148
149 <p class="newcode">append initrd=/live/initrd.img boot=live config nomodeset nolocales noprompt<br>
150 &nbsp;&nbsp;noswap edd=on ocs_live_run="ocs-live-general" ocs_live_extra_param=""<br>
151 &nbsp;&nbsp;ocs_prerun="/restorecd/prerun.normal" ocs_live_batch="no" <br>
152 &nbsp;&nbsp;ocs_lang="<font color="Red">en_US.UTF-8"</font> ocs_live_keymap="<font color="Red">NONE</font>" vga=791</p>
153
154 <p>By deleting the words in red, you instruct <b>Clonezilla Live</b> to ask you the values of these parameters. When the appropriate changes have been done (as shown bellow), just press <font color="Green"><b>ENTER</b></font> to boot.</p>
155
156 <p class="newcode">append initrd=/live/initrd.img boot=live config nomodeset nolocales noprompt<br>
157 &nbsp;&nbsp;noswap edd=on ocs_live_run="ocs-live-general" ocs_live_extra_param=""<br>
158 &nbsp;&nbsp;ocs_prerun="/restorecd/prerun.normal" ocs_live_batch="no" <br>
159 &nbsp;&nbsp;ocs_lang="" ocs_live_keymap="" vga=791</p>
160 <!--empty line-->
161 <H3><a name="bck-1"></a>Screen "Choose Language" [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
162 <!--empty line-->
163 <p><img src="images/backup-00.png"><br>
164 I select "<font color="Red"><b>en_US.UTF-8 English</b></font>" and press ENTER.</p>
165 <!--empty line-->
166 <H3><a name="bck-2"></a>Screen "Configuring console-data" [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
167 <!--empty line-->
168 <p><img src="images/backup-01.png"><br>
169 I select "<font color="Red"><b>Select keymap from full list</b></font>" and press ENTER. If you're using US keymap, the default option "<font color="Red"><b>Don't touch keymap</b></font>" is a better choice.</p>
170 <!--empty line-->
171 <H3><a name="bck-3"></a>Screen "Configuring console-data" [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
172 <!--empty line-->
173 <p><img src="images/backup-02.png"><br>
174 As I (the contributor who wrote a great deal of this page) use Finnish keyboard, I select "<font color="Red"><b>pc / qwerty / Finnish / Standard / Standard</b></font>". Because you most likely use a different keyboard, choose the one you use.</p>
175 <!--empty line-->
176 <H3><a name="bck-4"></a>Screen "Start Clonezilla" [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
177 <!--empty line-->
178 <p><img src="images/backup-03.png"><br>
179 I select "<font color="Red"><b>Start Clonezilla</b></font>" and press ENTER.
180 </p>
181 <!--empty line-->
182 <H3><a name="bck-5"></a>Screen "Clonezilla" [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
183 <!--empty line-->
184 <p><img src="images/backup-04.png"><br>
185 I select "<font color="Red"><b>device-image</b></font>" and press ENTER.<br> <br>
186 </p>
187 <!--empty line-->
188 <H3><a name="bck-6"></a>Screen "Mount clonezilla image directory" [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
189 <!--empty line-->
190 <p>In this screen I can select the way the image file directory will be saved.
191 Available options are local directory, remote directory through <b>ssh</b>, <b>samba</b> or <b>nfs</b> and <b>skip</b>, to use the previously used directory. More info about the image file can be found at section "<a href="clonezilla.html#about">About the Image file</a>".<br>
192 <br>
193 <img src="images/backup-05.png"><br>
194 I select "<font color="Red"><b>local_dev</b></font>" and press ENTER.
195 </p>
196 <!--empty line-->
197 <H3><a name="bck-7"></a>Next screen [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
198 <!--empty line-->
199 <p>This is where I choose the location of the image file. It will be saved at the root directory of the selected partition.<br><br>
200 <!--empty line-->
201 <img src="images/backup-06.png"><br>
202 I select partition <font color="Red"><b>sda1</b></font> and press ENTER.<br>
203 <br>
204 <img src="images/backup-07.png"><br>
205 and then ENTER again.</p>
206 <!--empty line-->
207 <p><img src="images/backup-08.png"><br>
208 This screen displays the mounting result.<br>
209 As we can see, <font color="Red"><b>/dev/sda1</b></font> has been successfully mounted under <b>/tmp/local-dev</b>.</p>
210
211 <H3><a name="bck-7a"></a>Next Screen [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
212 <!--empty line-->
213 <p><img src="images/backup-09.png">
214 <br>I select <font color="Red"><b>Beginner mode</b></font> to accept the default backup options. If you select <font color="Red"><b>Expert mode</b></font>, you can choose the options yourself. More details can be found <a href="clonezilla.html#backup-options" target="_blank">here</a>.</p>
215
216 <H3><a name="bck-8"></a>Screen "Select mode" [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
217 <!--empty line-->
218 <p>Here I can select the desired operation.<br>
219 <br>
220 <img src="images/backup-10.png"><br>
221 I select "<font color="Red"><b>savedisk</b></font>" and press ENTER.<br> <br></p>
222 <!--empty-line-->
223 <H3><a name="bck-9"></a>Next Screen [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
224 <!--empty line-->
225 <p><img src="images/backup-11.png"><br>
226 In this screen I select the image name.<br>
227 I type "Backup_32-2011_sdb", which in my opinion is more informative name than the default.
228 </p>
229
230 <H3><a name="bck-10"></a>Next Screen [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
231 <!--empty line-->
232 <p><img src="images/backup-12.png"><br>
233 Then I am asked to select the disk to save.<br>
234 I just press ENTER again.
235 </p>
236
237 <H3><a name="bck-10a"></a>Next screen [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
238 <!--empty line-->
239 <p><img src="images/backup-12a.png"><br>
240 And I press ENTER again to enable image validation.</p>
241
242 <H3><a name="bck-11"></a>Starting the backup [<a href="#backup-top" title="go to top of the page">^</a>]</H3>
243 <!--empty line-->
244 <p><img src="images/backup-13.png"><br>
245 Then the program will display the command that will be executed and will ask me to press ENTER. <br>
246 Then I will be asked to confirm the operation by pressing <font color="Red"><b>y</b></font> and ENTER.
247 <br>
248 <br><img src="images/backup-14.png"><br>
249 After that, the backup begins<br>
250 <br>
251 <img src="images/backup-15.png"><br>
252 and when it's successfully completed, I press ENTER to get to the shell. Then, I execute the commands:</p>
253 <p class="newcode">sudo su -<br>
254 cd<br>
255 umount -a<br>
256 reboot<br><br></p>
257
258 <p>to reboot the system.</p>
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