Saving a ZENworks Image to a USB Device
Novell Cool Solutions: Trench
By Jeremy Cassidy
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Posted: 31 Aug 2004
Pre-Imaging tip: An image file (.ZMG) can be saved on a USB hard- disk. Here is how you do it.
Imaging to USB Procedure
Plug in USB device then:
- Boot off imaging CD.
- When you get the "BOOT:" prompt, type "MANUAL" <ENTER>
- When you get the "BASH#" prompt, type "MKDIR /MNT/USB" <ENTER>
- Type "MOUNT -T VFAT /DEV/SDA1 /MNT/USB" <ENTER>
- SDA1 is for First Primary Partition
- SDA2 is for Second Primary Partition
- SDA3 is for Third Primary Partition
- SDA4 is for Fourth Primary Partition
- SDA5 is for First Logical Partition
- SDA6 is for Second Logical Partition
- SDA7 is for Third Logical Partition
- SDA8 is for Fourth Logical Partition
- Type "LS /MNT/USB" <ENTER> (This will provide a directory of the
drive to make sure you are connected to the correct drive.)
*** If you are not connected to the correct drive then you can type UMOUNT /MNT/USB <ENTER> to unmount the drive, then go back to Step 5.
- Type "IMG" <ENTER>
- Select "Restore an Image" <ENTER>
- Select "Local Image" <ENTER>
- File name if the full LINUX path to the saved image, and will follow a syntax similar to /MNT/USB/ZEN/IMAGES/YOURIMAGE.ZMG
- No Advanced Parameters are required (leave blank)
- Once all entries are filled in, move to the "OK" button, and press <ENTER>
- When you get to 100% and get the "BASH#" prompt, remove the CD, and type "REBOOT" <ENTER> to restart with Workstation / Laptop.