[CentOS] Backup and restore for CentOS 5.5

Mon Oct 3 20:59:25 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 3:16 PM, Denis <denis.becker at mnsu.edu> wrote:
>> Hi - I have a NFS/NIS server environment running CentOS 5.5 on a Dell
>> Optiplex 240. I would like to back it up and then move it to a new
>> machine.
> You don't mention the type of the new machine.  If it is not identical
> hardware you are probably better off installing a new copy of CentOS
> on the new machine and then using rsync to copy over any needed data.
At the very least, you're going to have to rebuild the initrd.

    mark, who missed that on the upgrade he's working on at the moment