Backing up a Raspberry Pi Risc OS

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Backing up a Raspberry Pi Risc OS

Post by pixelblip » Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:55 pm

Hi there
What's the best way to back up a Raspberry Pi with Risc OS on it please?
Is there a way of cloning the drive in Risc OS when it's on.........or if not can someone recommend some software please?

I've got RPI Risc OS on the go now and it's really cool.
What would be really cool would be to back it up to the cloud..........or Google Drive

Thanks

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Re: Backing up a Raspberry Pi Risc OS

Post by dgrubb » Thu Jun 30, 2016 6:20 pm

In Linux you can just clone the card using dd:

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dd if=/dev/<device> of=my_RISCOS_image.img bs=1M
where <device> is whatever your SD card is enumerated as, e.g.,:

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dd if=/dev/sdb of=my_RISCOS_image.img bs=1M
That leaves you with an image of your SD which you can then write back to another card by inverting the options:

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dd if=my_RISCOS_image.img of=/dev/sdb  bs=1M
Depending on your distribution you may need to prefix those commands with a sudo.

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Re: Backing up a Raspberry Pi Risc OS

Post by pixelblip » Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:03 pm

Thanks a lot...

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Re: Backing up a Raspberry Pi Risc OS

Post by flaxcottage » Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:39 pm

In Windows use Win32DiskImager.
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