hi Sunil,

this file should exist in /sbin directory when rootimg.gz is unpacked .

regards,
prem.

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 6:48 PM, Sunil Venkatesh <suni...@umbc.edu> wrote:
> Hi Josh/Prem,
>
> I was trying to get xcat working with the PPC. However, I couldn't find the
> partimage-ng binary on the ramdisk. Is there any place I could find this
> package? I have the partimage binaries that I downloaded off a website, but
> couldn't find partimage-ng in that package. I am using statelite to capture
> the image from the PPC blade.
>
> Regards,
> Sunil
>
> On 6/9/11 4:58 PM, Prem Kumar wrote:
>>
>> 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.
>>>
>

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