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Re: Problems when "cloning" an hard-disk

> > I have a Sparc IPX with with two hard-disks, an external (slow!) 2 GB hd
> > for the OS (Debian GNU/Linux potato) and an internal hd mounted as
> > /home.
> > I want to "clone" my existing system on a new disk. What I have done is:
> >
copying all the data acroos is 99% of the work.
all you need now is a boot block on the new drive, and for the life of I
can't remember how ot do it!
<note to self, power on the ELC again>

check the silo documentation.  you will probably need to run it with an
option for a different root dir,  silo -r /mnt

or chroot to the new disk and run silo

<taken from silo source documentation - README, section installation,
paragraph 2>

hint rtfm. ;)


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