[CentOS] [OT] Urgent request
John R. Dennison
jrd at gerdesas.com
Thu Dec 17 19:00:09 UTC 2009
On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 06:35:18PM +0000, James Bensley wrote:
> > The server is running c-sytems software on a sco operating system. They tell us we can't pull the hard drive and move it to another pc - something about a bug causing it to lose data.
> Pull out the drives, mirror them and then put them back, put the
> mirroed drives in a spare desktop pc and hay presto?
That's not going to work with a SCO kernel unless the new PC
is identical from a hardware standpoint; SCO kernels are
monolithic and have device drivers compiled and linked into
If you have install media you can likely install SCO on a
different PC, and then copy the rest of the old system over,
not touching any of the kernel bits when you do so. This
will likely have a fair chance of success.
Only puny secrets need protection.
Big discoveries are protected by public incredulity.
-- Marshall McLuhan
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