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Re: transfering linux to new HDD

It's easier if you boot from a rescue disk, then run lilo...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Russell Coker" <russell@coker.com.au>
To: <craigsc@zdata.co.za>; "Debian-ISP" <debian-isp@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 12:43 PM
Subject: 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
> 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
> difficult, check the "bios=" option in /etc/lilo.conf...
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