Re: immigrate Debian from an older disk to a newer one?
Have look at the link below, I have not tryed out this method yet but I will
be in the near future. You could set up a spare machine and install a
standard debina install and use that setup to check things out, ie dummy run.
all the best but test the method first.
On Wednesday 21 June 2006 04:13, Wei Hu wrote:
> I'm planning to replace my older disk (13G) with a larger/newer hard
> disk (750G) and to maintain the machine as it is. what I want are
> replace the old disk with the new disk including the Debian (2.6.16)
> operating system and keep all the setups.
> Will it wok if I shutdown all daemons, copy all files to the new disk,
> and make sure file permissions remain the same as the old one?