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[Red Hat] Linux for Newbies: Disaster Recovery Techniques

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Disaster avoidance beats disaster recovery every time.
No matter which operating system you're using, at some point you'll be faced with an emergency recovery operation. Your MBR gets overwritten, your hard disk fails, an important file gets accidentally deleted, your video card gives one last flicker and dies. No matter the cause, you need some recovery procedures. Here are a few tips and techniques for some common mishaps.

The first item you need in your disaster recover kit is a floppy boot diskette. You probably created one when you first installed Linux, but do you know where it is? Take it for a test drive to make sure it still lets you boot into your system. Need a new one?
 read more | mail this link | score:6273 | -Ray, May 27, 2001 (Updated: July 16, 2003)
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