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HOWTO Clone Disk Images on Linux Booted from a Network

Guilherme Tupynambá

gtupy (at)


Revision History
Revision 0.3 2002-09-24 Revised by: gct
Review suggestions incorporated
Revision 0.2 2002-09-23 Revised by: jyg
Minor revisions
Revision 0.1 2002-09-09 Revised by: gct
First draft.

This document describes a setup that allows a machine to boot Linux from BOOTP/TFTP, using the Grub boot loader, and save and restore disk and partition images to and from a TFTP server.