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Re: Cloning disks with dd and netcat



On Tue, 2004-07-27 18:42:09 +0200, Leonardo Boselli <leo@dicea.unifi.it>
wrote in message <4106A201.17750.EA97AA@localhost>:
> Il 27 Jul 2004 alle 18:18 Jan-Benedict Glaw immise in rete
> >> Try that with
> >> a formerly booting NT system on a NTFS filesystem:)  just copy the
> >> "root"... by root i say /dev/hda , the raw partition.  I worked fine
> >> for me many times.
> > 
> > Aren't MS-DOS' io.sys and msdos.sys expected to be in specific areas?
> 
> only one of the two, in recent version, anyway as long the disk has the 
> same number of sectors and heads they will end on the same place 

Will they? How's that guaranteed when using tar/cpio or any other
file-based backup method?

MfG, JBG

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