[CentOS] Old hd, new machine

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se
Wed Dec 16 11:22:38 UTC 2009

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>From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
>Of Jussi Hirvi
>Sent: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 11:39 AM
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>Subject: Re: [CentOS] Old hd, new machine
>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
>> 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.

Maybe, I always use a legacy custom setup for the partitions with a /boot,
swap, / and a /home, install and set it up as I want it, and then clone and
deploy the image. Has worked so far.

Things are simpler that way IMO, even if I maybe miss some advantages with
LVM-groups and whatnot. 

Anyway, I saw afterwards you were using a md0-device, ie raid. That may
complicate things. 8-}
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