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Re: Migrating system to new PC

On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 06:36:31PM -0300, Fernando Cacciola wrote:
> Hi people,
> I have Etch happyly installed, on its own hard disk, in a Pentium 4 with 
> this and that hardware.
> I just bought a brand new Intel Core Duo 2 based PC.
> Given that I can just plug the debian HD into the new system, what's the 
> best way to move my Etch to the new PC?
> I suppose it's not as easy to just boot it up there, as most modules would 
> mismatch.

With standard Debian kernels this is should not be an issue, but you
might have to rebuild your initrd.

Anyway, IUUC, the Core Duo is 64 bit. In this particular case it would
make sense to reinstall using the amd64 port, although i386 should work
fine as well.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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