Re: Moving a Debian install in to new hardware?
On Tue, 03 Jan 2006 16:36:43 -0600, Matt Zagrabelny wrote
> On Tue, 2006-01-03 at 13:19 -0800, Jimmy Liang wrote:
>> What I want to do is to move all that to a new box I have, with dual Xeon.
>> Can you suggest the best way to do this? I'd like to move it to a larger
>> drive, if possible, but its not critical.
>> 3. If and when I do need to exchange it for the larger drive, how would I
>> go about doing that without any reinstalls?
> google for "copy hard drive" or similar words.
I took this advice and found:
,----[ hd.txt ]-
| Hard Disk Upgrade Mini How-To
| By Yves Bellefeuille <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
| and Konrad Hinsen <email@example.com>
| v2.11, 13 April 2000
The instructions are detailed and within the scope of rank amateurs.
Regrettably, they are slightly out-of-date. Specifically, they
envisage the use of ext2 file systems and provide detailed
instructions for configuring the "lilo" boot routine.
Are there any more recent texts that spell out how to configure
"grub" for booting the copied system?