got it to work!!!

'usepartimageng=0' set it to 1.

never mind about the link to download partimage-ng, i was under the
impression, that i will have to install partimage-ng, then looked
around to realize it already exists in rootimg.gz.

sincere thanks for patiently helping, now moving to next step!


On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 3:50 PM, Prem Kumar <> wrote:
> hi Josh,
>> I need to add this to the documentation and should have mentioned it earlier.
>> partimage can only capture a few file system types.  I don't remember the
>> exact list.  I know it includes ext2/ext3 and ntfs.  I also know that it
>> cannot capture ext4 and anything involving LVM.  That is part of why I
>> included support for partimageng.  If it doesn't natively know how to handle
>> the file system, it will fall back to using dd to capture it.  Search for
>> 'usepartimageng=0' in the partimageng postscript and change it to =1 to 
>> switch
>> to using partimageng.
>> Is the file system to be captured either ext2 or ext3 and without having LVM
>> invovled?
> file system involved is ext3 and without 'lvm'. so i am good on that.
> i could not find partimage-ng for download, could you point me to a
> genuine source, sourceforege doesn't have it.
> following is the link to /tmp/partimageng.log
> also noticed following error from partimage log in /var/log
>  >>  "[Can't read bit map block 0 from image]"
> looking out for that errors tells me that it could be because of
> running partimage in 'gui' mode as opposed to batch, still looking for
> more reasons.
> meanwhile i will look for other errors and wait for link to partimage-ng.
> regards,
> prem.

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