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Re: Quest: Moving IDE drives between machines

On Fri, 2012-11-30 at 12:55 -0600, Dennis Wicks wrote:
> Greetings:
> One of my Linux machines has crashed and root drive or IDE
> controller is bad.
> Can I unplug an IDE drive and plug it into another machine?
> I have a vague recollection that this caused problems back
> when I was running MS/DOS, but not sure. Is it OK today?
> Thanks for any help!
> Dennis

In general this is possible, but there could be issues regarding to the
order of the drives or identical labels etc.. You can select the order
of the drives by the BIOS and you can rename labels, generate new UUIDs

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