I have created an image of an IPCOP box using Norton Ghost (drive-Image) and then tried to transfer the image to an identical box (image - Drive). When trying to boot the new pc, an error scrolls on the screen something like Kernal Panic rebooting!?!
Done a bit of research and figured out its GRUB that is the problem. When dropping the image on to a disk, it apparently causes GRUB to "forget" where the installation is?!?
Symantec say this is not a problem with Ghost 8.x onwards, but i beg to differ!
A way to fix it is:
To make the destination computer bootable, run the Linux GRUB boot loader utility to reinstall the boot loader:
Start the computer from the Linux rescue disk.
Log in as "root" (without the quote marks).
Run the GRUB boot loader. This displays the GRUB prompt, grub>
This will prompt GRUB to display the location of the GRUB boot files. For instance, GRUB might display (hd0,1) where hd0 represents the first hard drive in the computer (either IDE or SCSI) and the ",1" represents the partition where the /boot/grub/stage1 file is located. In this example, the stage1 file is located on the second partition of the first hard drive (where drive and partition numbering start at 0).
Type the word root, followed by the location of the file from the previous step:
The file location, (hd0,1) may be different on your computer.
This will write the boot loader to the Master Boot Record on the first hard drive on the computer