RE: Moving existing setup to a competely new server
- snip -
> Depends on your kernel, usually the kernel detects
> new hardware on boot and re-configues as it boots,
> however its quite possible that NICs wont work.
> Otherwise unless modules have been stripped out it
> should boot OK.
Noted with thanks.
> If it does not look for the point at which it locks,
> transfer the drive back and use modconf to install
> the module manually and try again.
Sorry, I'm not quite clear on this point re "...use
modconf to install the module...." Could you please
provide more detail with example. Tks.
I think I have no place to transfer the HD back. I
must reinstall the old motherboard, RAM, CPU, etc. (I
retain the box, graphic card, CDRom and CD writer)
> If you know there
> are some diffeences, use modconf to put the module
> in place now before transferring the drive.
How can I find it out in advance. Tks.
> biggest risk is the disk module, but since it looks
> like a workstation upgrade you should be fine.
> I have swapped hd's into new boxes a few times and
> its worked each time without issue beyond installing
> a new NIC module.
Noted with thanks