[CentOS] moving CentOS to a larger disk

Mon Apr 16 17:24:08 UTC 2007
Robert <kerplop at sbcglobal.net>

Dave wrote:
> Hello,
>    I've got a CentOS 4.4 box that it's drive is dying. This machine 
> has a lot of customizations done to it, custom configs and the like 
> and i'd rather not have to do a full reinstall or manually copy over 
> settings files. What i'm wondering is is there a way i can set up the 
> new disk, make it bootable, then transfer the entire system over to 
> it? I would then pull out the failing drive set the new one to be 
> master, and go on with things?
>    Recently i've had to do this on a FreeBSD system for pretty much 
> the same reason, all data and settings went over fine and i'd like to 
> have the same success here.
> Thanks.
> Dave.
There's a howto here:

I haven't used it for several years but I think it will still work.

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