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USB imaging Zen7

USB imaging Zen7

USB imaging Zen7

(OP)
I posted this over at the Novell forums, but thought I'd give this site a stab (which looks hopeless so far lol).

I'm pretty close to successfully doing this, but have run into a hitch.

I followed the instructions here (or somewhat close to that) http://www.novell.com/coolsolutions/feature/18872.html

USB key boots, I can mount my ext2 volume & browse to my image, but when I try to run it, I get the error "Error: No eligible partitions to receive image."

I then alt-x out, fdisk-l & indeed, the NTFS partition I had created is gone. I'm creating the NTFS partition just through the GUI (/dev/sdb1 as my usb drive takes up /dev/sda1 for zenboot & /dev/sda2 for where the image file is at).

So, I don't really know why zen is nuking the ntfs partition before it starts to place the image onto the computer.

Is there a way to force zen to image to /dev/sdb1 (the ntfs partition) as opposed going through the GUI?

RE: USB imaging Zen7

Step 19 in the Cool Solution you reference has your answer.

Basically, don't use the GUI, use command line.

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Brent Schmidt                    Senior Network Engineer
Keep IT Simple http://www.kiscc.com  
Novell Platinum Partner          Microsoft Gold Partner
VMWare Enterprise Partner    Citrix Gold Partner
 

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