How to save diag output if there is no floppy drive

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by jeremyotten, Apr 27, 2005.

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  1. jeremyotten

    jeremyotten Registered Member

    Feb 9, 2005
    Is there a way to write the information to another device instead of the floppy0 because we don't have a floppy.
  2. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello Jeremy,

    Thank you for choosing Acronis Disk Backup Software.

    We regret to inform you that there is no way to write the output to any other media. The workaround is to issue the following command (after you boot with the "quiet" word removed):


    After that please write down the output after this command, or use a digital camera to make shots of the output screens and send the captured information to You can use Shift+PgUp and Shift+PgDn keys in order to scroll the screen manually.

    Thank you.
    Ilya Toytman
  3. MiniMax

    MiniMax Registered Member

    Mar 17, 2005
    I would be interested in hearing from someone with a solid knowledge of Linux and networking. In theory, it should be possible to use some kind of Samba-client software to store the diagnostics output on another PC.

    E.g. some combination of commands like these:

    $ smbclient -L servername -W domainname -U username
    $ smbclient -L servername -W domainname -U username%password
    $ mkdir /tmp/remoteshare
    $ smbmount //servername/sharename /tmp/remoteshare -o username=username
    $ mount -t smb //servername/sharename /tmp/remoteshare
    $ mount -t smbfs -o username=xxxxx //servername/sharename /tmp/remoteshare
    $ mount -t smbfs -o username=xxxxx,password=xxxx //servername/sharename /tmp/remoteshare
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