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Re: installing on a new disk from a running system



robert havoc pennington wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
>   I just got a new disk and mainboard (yay!) but I have to do some work
> tonight. So I just put my old disk in the new system and booted, and
> things are working great (and a whole lot faster - 386-16 to K6).
> 
> However, I'd love to have a fresh new install to my new disk going on as I
> work. Can I do this? Or is it necessary to dedicate my computer to the
> install process? The new disk is totally blank, except that I just
> partitioned it. I don't want to copy the old system, I want a new
> installation.

I'm sure it could be done, but it wouldn't be easy. If you don't want
the system down you could put the disk into another system and install
it there, then do the swap.

-- 
Jens B. Jorgensen
jjorgens@bdsinc.com


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