Clonezilla live 2.6.2-15 Released, which includes Major Enhancements and Bug Fixes

Clonezilla live 2.6.2-15 Released on 12-July-2019, which includes Major Enhancements and Bug Fixes.

Clonezilla is a partition and disk imaging/cloning program similar to True Image or Norton Ghost. It allows users to do system deployment, bare metal backup and recovery.

Clonezilla saves and restores only used blocks in the hard disk that increases the clone efficiency.

Three types of Clonezilla are available.

  • Clonezilla live
  • Clonezilla lite server
  • Clonezilla SE (Server Edition)

Clonezilla live is best solution for single machine backup and restore.

Clonezilla lite server or SE is for massive deployment, it can clone many (40 plus!) computers simultaneously.

What’s New in Clonezilla live 2.6.2-15 Release?

The underlying GNU/Linux operating system was upgraded. This release is based on the Debian Sid repository (as of 2019/Jul/07).

Linux kernel was updated to 4.19.37-5.

Package live-config was updated to 5.20190519.drbl1.

Make sure label will have one name only in update-efi-nvram-boot-entry.

Improve the mechanism to update uEFI nvram boot entry. It’s the same way as boot-local-efi.cfg.

Default to run ocs-update-initrd for the restored OS when running ocs-sr.

This helps to make initramfs work for different hardware, especially the GNU/Linux distribution which uses dracut, e.g., CentOS.

The option “-iui” can be used for ocs-sr to ignore running ocs-update-initrd.

The boot menu was sorted. KMS with large font (for HiDPI monitor) is now at 1st level with hotkey “l”.

Two more menus were added in uEFI boot menu: 1. uEFI firmware setup 2. Clonezilla live version info.

The mechanism to search local OS on the 1st hard drive of uEFI machine was updated. Now the OS name can be shown in the boot menu if it’s found.

Package rdfind was added in Clonezilla live.

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