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Re: migrate to new system disk

On Wed, Dec 02, 2009 at 09:59:21AM +0000, David Goodenough wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 December 2009, Alan Ianson wrote:
> > > 2.  I'm sticking with LILO.  I've never "manually" installed a boot
> > > loader, only during Debian clean/scratch installations using the Deb
> > > installer.  The last time I did that was with Woody, like 4 years ago.
> > > How do I manually install LILO to the boot sector of the new disk?  I'm
> > > sure it's simple, I just don't know the command.
> > >
> > > Thanks so much for your very helpful insight to this point Andrew.
> > 
> > I haven't used lilo in years.. but if I remember right I ran the command
> > "lilo" after making any changes to it's config and that would rewrite
> > it.
> > 
> If you (or anyone else) is using Grub, simply copying your  files across
> your files will not work due to the presence of UUIDs in the Grub2 config
> files.  I have been unable to find the proper procedure for updating those
> UUIDs.

heh, good point. last time I did this, UUID's were just not typically


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