This article assumes that the reader using the described setup is familiar with the technical concepts and commands. If you are not comfortable issuing the commands in this document or don't understand the clone script, don't try these instructions.
Additionally, if you do not know the difference between /dev/hda and /dev/hda1, please do not use this HOWTO. This may be the difference between restoring a partition and losing all your data. Please note that I take no responsibility for anything that may go wrong, even if the error resulting from any incorrectness in this article.
For the purpose of this document, the RedHat 7.3 distribution has been used in both server and client. Although this shouldn't make great difference, no test has been made on other distributions or custom setups.
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