Re: lobotamy via HD swap
I did that recently, when upgrading to a new motherboard. Assuming
that the new machine has compatible hardware (i.e. that your kernel was
compiled with all the necessary support included) it should work just
If you're configured to boot directly into X via xdm (or whatever),
you may want to disable that first... especially if you aren't keeping
the original monitor and/or video card.
On Tue, Jul 11, 2000 at 12:16:07PM +1200, email@example.com wrote:
> is there any side-effects from transporting the HD from a working
> slink machine to another machine. Ie. our current box seems to be
> prone to the y2k bug and thinks it is 1994. What will happen if i
> grab the disk from that machine and plonk it into a newer machine
> which is y2k safe? Will it start up and work properly?