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VgnFrnd
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« on: June 12, 2008, 08:29:27 am »

This is a request to please add partimage to the repositories. Here is the url:

http://www.partimage.org/Main_Page

Thank you.
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« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2008, 03:52:21 am »

Thought I'd let you know your request is not being ignored...

This IS a interesting package.  Thanks for pointing it out.  I'll not attempt this quite yet, my chroot isn't clean enough, and I'm not finished with it.  And not enough disk space at the moment for a additional chroot.

I will get to it as soon as I can.  But if someone else wants a crack at it, please do!
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Morse Code Early digital mode. John 3:16


« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2008, 03:58:21 am »

Thought I'd let you know your request is not being ignored...

This IS a interesting package.  Thanks for pointing it out.  I'll not attempt this quite yet, my chroot isn't clean enough, and I'm not finished with it.  And not enough disk space at the moment for a additional chroot.

I will get to it as soon as I can.  But if someone else wants a crack at it, please do!
Hi Exeterdad,
I've played with it a bit. but need to do a clean install also now that SOHO Testing is over will give it a try but may not be today.  did come across some missing dependancies that I haven't resloved yet.

enjoy this great weather.
dave
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« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2008, 04:04:32 am »

Right about the deps Dave.
Slang and newt will have to be built as well.

Seems the weather today will be perfect (to me at least). Have a great day neighbor!
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Morse Code Early digital mode. John 3:16


« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2008, 08:42:33 am »

partimage is now packaged and available in the testing repository.
Enjoy,
Dave
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« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2008, 03:32:05 pm »

Wow! Thank you, kc1di! This really helps me out a lot. I am in an unlucky situation where I must double boot with some other, much less desireable os, and partimage is essential to my backup strategy. I really appreciate your efforts.

By the way, I apologize for contributing my thanks late: I forgot to subscribe to this thread, and I just now checked in after several days. I can see the delay was worth it! I just happend to have landed a new job in the meanwhile, too.  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2008, 03:52:55 pm »

Congratulations on the new Job.  Wait a day or two before trying to install it as one of the dependencies gave me a bit of a problem and that one has not been added tot he repository yet.  in any event it should be there soon. it will be in testing so make sure you enable the testing repository.
Dave
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« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2008, 03:59:53 pm »

Okay. No Problem. Actually, I think I'll wait until my shiny new 5.9 SOHO Deluxe CDs arrive. I just ordered them, so I can start with a fresh install. The disks were my good-on-me gift for the new job!  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2008, 05:35:47 pm »

it was moved to testing tonight so you'll be all set when your ready.
Cheers !
Dave
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« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2008, 09:50:29 am »

Hmmm. Somehow I forgot to report back that everything is fabulous with PartImage. I've installed it on three SOHO 5.9 machines, including two desktops and one laptop. PartImage is saving my bacon flawlessly on each one.
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« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2008, 02:45:57 pm »

One problem with the package:
It installed from testing without pulling newt with it. It doesn't start because of missing lib.

After installing newt, it is fine, but it seems newt didn't go into slack-required. Could you confirm that, kc1di?

Thanks a lot for packaging it.
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« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2008, 05:54:53 pm »

I just looked at the slack-required again and newt is not there. will repackage , but may be a few days as I'm going away for a few day won't be back until some time next week.

Thanks ,
Dave
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« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2008, 12:44:18 am »

No worries. Thanks a lot.
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« Reply #13 on: August 02, 2008, 02:28:55 am »

Got a chance to rebuild it before I left. should be moved to testing soon.
Cheers!
Dave
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« Reply #14 on: August 02, 2008, 07:12:37 am »

Great. Thanks!
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