[CentOS] Old hd, new machine

Jussi Hirvi greenspot at greenspot.fi
Wed Dec 16 10:39:14 UTC 2009


>> What should I do to make an existing CentOS (5.4) disc boot up on a new
>> computer?
>> [...]
>> Would it be enough to boot with a DVD in rescue mode, or boot with
>> another hd, and install grub?
> 
On 16.12.2009 12:16, Sorin Srbu wrote:
> For me it has worked to just install the old hd in the new machine and boot
> it up. Kudzo takes care of the rest.

Then you have been lucky. :-) For me, the startup stopped already before 
the CentOS splash screen. I guess something was wrong with the initrd.

- Jussi

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