Re: transfering linux to new HDD
On Mon, 25 Nov 2002 08:40, Craig wrote:
> I have transfered a current linux install across to a new
> drive using the cp -a command. I need to now chroot the
> existing install to the new hdd and tell lilo to boot
> from there.
> How do I do this from a remote location ?
If your new drive will be bootable as a secondary drive and you are not going
to remove the primary drive then this should be easy.
If you are going to make the new drive /dev/hda afterwards then it'll be more
difficult, check the "bios=" option in /etc/lilo.conf...
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