Josh, 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! regards, prem. On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 3:50 PM, Prem Kumar <prem.it.ku...@gmail.com> 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 >> http://pastebin.com/YrbmsF99 > > 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. >