Difference between the Linux-like and Windows-like disk representation in Acronis Bootable Media
This article applies to:
- Acronis Backup & Recovery 11
- Acronis Backup & Recovery 10
For general information on Acronis Bootable Media please see Standalone Version of Acronis Software.
When creating Acronis Bootable Media, there is an option to select between Linux-like and Windows-like representation of disk letters:
- If you create Acronis Bootable Media with Linux-like disk representation, the disks will be presented as they would in Linux:
There will be no regular Windows drive letters.
To access a network share you will need to enter smb:// or nfs:// depending on the protocol. For example, smb://server/share or nfs://my_box/my_exported_dir
- If you create Acronis Bootable Media with Windows-like disk representation, the disks will be presented with regular Windows drive letters:
(!) The drive letters as detected from Acronis Bootable Media may be different from those in Windows. See Acronis Bootable Media Displays Wrong Drive Letters.
To access a network share you will need to enter \\. For example, \\server\share