[CentOS] Old hd, new machine

Jussi Hirvi listmember at greenspot.fi
Thu Dec 17 12:25:36 UTC 2009

Oh, cancel the previous post... I will *not* install anaconda, I didn't 
remember it is an *installer* - I don't think it would help in this case.

This procedure by Les sounds realistic, though I wish there was an 
easier way:
> I've done it a time or two by installing a system on the new 
> (or matching) hardware with a separate /boot partition, then making sure 
> the old/new systems are updated to the same versions and keeping the new 
> /boot but copying the rest of the old system over.

On both my "old" (booting ok) and "new" (not booting) disc the 
modprobe.conf contained
> alias scsi_hostadapter ata_piix

So it seems to me modprobe.conf was up-to-date.

- Jussi

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