[CentOS] Moving files to new server

Thomas E Dukes edukes at alltel.net
Sun Mar 12 02:11:30 UTC 2006


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Sudev Barar
> Sent: Saturday, March 11, 2006 8:46 PM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Moving files to new server
> On 12/03/06, Thomas E Dukes <edukes at alltel.net> wrote:
> > > Alternatively (and much better) why not edit the fstab 
> file instead 
> > > of overwriting? This is best done with something like 
> Knoppix boot 
> > > and not with running OS.
> >
> > I did an install of Redhat _years_ ago and have only had to 
> upgrade.  
> > I never had to use this feature.  I don't have a clue what it is.
> >
> >
> > Guess I'm screwed.........
> Knoppix is a live cd distro of linux that runs off the 
> memory. After running knoppix (or any other live cd) you can 
> mount and edit files in /etc and there after boot in regular way.
> If you are ready to throw in your hat then...... else try 
> with single user boot. I am not fully sure but when you boot 
> type in linux singe ( better google for it) and then do 
> needed changes.

No, I don't give up that easily.  I did try the rescue mode but it
didn't/wouldn't mount the needed filesystem that has /etc.

I'm still re-installing.  I hate to have to hand-pick the files in /etc but
I guess to make this work, I'll have to.


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