How to boot from an EUFI original or clone Linux partition

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Re: How to boot from an EUFI original or clone Linux partiti

Postby brucebne » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:01 pm

DrTeeth wrote:

> There is NOTHING on the market to compare with TBU products. The only
> things I have not been happy about is the written style of the manuals
> and a marketing decision TBU made - big deal...not!
> --
> Cheers,
>
> DrT
>
> ** Amateurs built the Ark, but professionals built the Titanic.**


Thanks for your input Dr.T.

GPT/UEFI has a lot of issues/dependencies MBR doesn't.
And IFL run in Linux OS at this point is experienced Linux enthusiast territory. (I have only Emu droppings of Linux)

I could keep muddling through various issues due to proprietary firmware and hardware...... or get my head back to understanding the pathophysiology of intracranial hypo- and hypertension, and differential diagnosis! :)

Cheers
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Re: How to boot from an EUFI original or clone Linux partiti

Postby TeraByte Support » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:54 pm

No, you only use "file (direct)" if saving to unmounted partitions. If
mounted, you use "file (os)".


"brucebne" wrote in message news:16580@public.bootitbm...

TeraByte Support wrote:
> if it's mounted you must use the mount point.
>


I just repeated the backup of the unmounted OS partition (using IFL
installed in MInt), and the generated image is still not visible in terminal
or nemo.

I presume you mean the source partition must be unmounted.....and the target
partition should be mounted, so IFL knows which folder to save the image to.

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Re: How to boot from an EUFI original or clone Linux partiti

Postby Brian K » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:04 am

brucebne wrote:

> And IFL run in Linux OS at this point is experienced Linux enthusiast territory.

I don't agree. It's not rocket science.
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Re: How to boot from an EUFI original or clone Linux partiti

Postby Brian K » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:47 am

DrTeeth wrote:

> There is NOTHING on the market to compare with TBU products.


DrT,

Do you use IFL in your Linux OS? Just curious.
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Re: How to boot from an EUFI original or clone Linux partiti

Postby brucebne » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:50 am

TeraByte Support wrote:
> No, you only use "file (direct)" if saving to unmounted partitions. If
> mounted, you use "file (os)".
>
>

OK, I got you now....and yes, using 'file (os)' makes it visible if saving to a mounted partition.
I was trying to save to my data partition which I have no other reason to unmount.
But I presume if the target is unmounted, then there is less chance of the image file being disrupted/corrupted....and it is more likely to be saved in contiguous blocks.

Further I just worked out why I couldn't save changes to any of the settings of Mint installed IFL.
The IFL installation process gave the IFL folder root ownership.
Making me the folder owner fixed the issue.
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Re: How to boot from an EUFI original or clone Linux partiti

Postby brucebne » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:56 am

Brian K wrote:
> DrTeeth wrote:
>
> > There is NOTHING on the market to compare with TBU products.
>
>
> DrT,
>
> Do you use IFL in your Linux OS? Just curious.

Having what, 8 Linux distros installed, no doubt you could find a need to install it Dr Teeth!!!
You sound like a bit of a rocket surgeon....so if you haven't already, get back to us when you have IFL installed. : :mrgreen:
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Re: How to boot from an EUFI original or clone Linux partiti

Postby brucebne » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:12 am

For what it's worth, regarding BIU's slow "partition work" issue on the Dell 5289....(partition copy, slide, resize),
my old version of BIBM on a usb stick (legacy) doesn't have this issue.....and neither does partition copy function in IFU.
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Re: How to boot from an EUFI original or clone Linux partiti

Postby DrTeeth » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:52 am

On Sun, 10 Feb 2019 23:47:18 PST, just as I was about to take a herb,
Brian K disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>Do you use IFL in your Linux OS? Just curious.

No, I always use IfL on a flash drive.
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Cheers,

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Re: How to boot from an EUFI original or clone Linux partiti

Postby brucebne » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:12 am

OK, my step son showed me a neat little program tonight, that probably avoids a lot of misunderstandings when messing around as we have on this thread.
It's a screen recorder:

Here's an example I just put up on Youtube.
The file was about 3MB.
It's how to make a shortcut or launcher for Image for Linux in Linux Mint

https://youtu.be/AnT4MjMYBCg

It's called "Simple Screen Recorder" and has all the features you'd want in a screen recorder.
To get it for Ubuntu distros:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder
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Re: How to boot from an EUFI original or clone Linux partiti

Postby TeraByte Support » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:14 am

which is why I mentioned the build may be missing linux support. But it's
noted to look at.

Would speed up looking if you knew if it also affected ntfs or fat partition
or only linux file system.

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For what it's worth, regarding BIU's slow "partition work" issue on the Dell
5289....(partition copy, slide, resize),
my old version of BIBM on a usb stick (legacy) doesn't have this
issue.....and neither does partition copy function in IFU.

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