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Re: Migrating system to new PC

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On 05/02/07 17:01, Wackojacko wrote:
> 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.
> If you have a debian stock kernel installed it should just work, by that
> I mean at least boot.
> If you compile your own kernel for specific hardware then install a
> stock kernel before swapping the HDD.

Or do what I've done: build a custom kernel with both the old and
new sets of drivers.

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Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

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