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Re: moving from red hat to debian

Quoting Matt Price <matt.price@utoronto.ca>:

> hi folks,
> I've recently been handed over a redhat webserver to administrate and
> would like to switch it over to debian (just b/c I know debian well,
> and don't understand redhat at all).  The system is quite simple, it
> runs apache and exim aand little else of any importance.  In switching
> over to debian I'd justl ike to be sure to keep the downtime as short
> as possible -- I'm wondering if anyone has any advice on how to do
> this -- or knows of a FAQ posted somewhere.  
> Thanks!
> Matt

Google for "debian chroot install"

It is possible to do this on a running system.  However I would recommend
either taking an identical machine (if possible) and configuring it (then you
can just swap cables) or boot a Knoppix CD and use the chroot install method. 



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