Using TimeMachine with Netatalk server… again

I bought a new computer and with it, the pain of having to recreate a new TimeMachine backup on my FreeBSD server. This time, I didn’t feel like creating a sparsebundle image on a local disk and copying it to my server. Why should I? I have plenty of space on the servers.

So, in search on the Internet, I found this perfect set of instructions that show you how to create a sparseimage on you local machine and copy it to your network drive, even if your local drive is not big enough to create a sparsebundle that is twice the size of your disk. Check it out:

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