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Re: [Q] From RedHat to Debian

[Matt Heavner]

| With an existing Red Hat installation, if you haev a fast network
| connection, I'd recommend using the instructions at 
| http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/ch-preparing.en.html#s-linux-upgrade
| I've used the instructions for two installations.  I've had to
| improvise a little bit at minor points (and of course, I didn't keep a
| good record of where those were).  But working in the chroot
| environment felt pretty safe and easily "reversible".
| You need one empty partition to install into.

I'd like to confirm that this is indeed a nice and easy way to do it.
In my case, I kept RH on the laptop as a security measure, but now
it's been months since I booted RH.

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