Re: Moving a Debian install in to new hardware?
On Mon, 09 Jan 2006 07:18:27 +1100
Felix Karpfen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 03 Jan 2006 16:36:43 -0600, Matt Zagrabelny wrote
> > On Tue, 2006-01-03 at 13:19 -0800, Jimmy Liang wrote:
> >> What I want to do is to move all that to a new box I have, with dual Xeon.
> >> Can you suggest the best way to do this? I'd like to move it to a larger
> >> drive, if possible, but its not critical.
> >> 3. If and when I do need to exchange it for the larger drive, how would I
> >> go about doing that without any reinstalls?
> > google for "copy hard drive" or similar words.
> I took this advice and found:
> ,----[ hd.txt ]-
> | Hard Disk Upgrade Mini How-To
> | By Yves Bellefeuille <email@example.com>,
> | and Konrad Hinsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> | v2.11, 13 April 2000
> The instructions are detailed and within the scope of rank amateurs.
> Regrettably, they are slightly out-of-date. Specifically, they
> envisage the use of ext2 file systems and provide detailed
> instructions for configuring the "lilo" boot routine.
> Are there any more recent texts that spell out how to configure
> "grub" for booting the copied system?
The grub manual might be enough :)
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