On Wednesday 09 January 2008 14:07:34 Tom Spec wrote: > I am planning to move from one HD to another I need a bit of feedback. I > am partitioned as follows: > > sda1 /boot (Linux Partition) 256M > sda2 LVM PV (Linux LVM Partition) 20G > > I was planning to..... > > 1) attach the new HD > 2) boot to a rescue CD > 3) partition the new HD exactly how the old one is > 4) dd if=/dev/sda1 of=/dev/sdb1 > 5) dd if=/dev/sda2 of=/dev/sdb2 > 6) make the new HD bootable > 7) disconnect the old HD > 8) boot > > My questions... > > - Is this basically the right procedure? > - Do I need to boot to the rescue CD or would single user (or emergency) > mode be good enough (in step 2)? - Exactly what steps are required to "make > the new HD bootable"? > - Is there a way for me to make the old hd "unbootable" so I can leave it > in, but make sure it's the new one that boots? > > Thanks for any feedback, > Tom Sounds good to me, passes my sanity checks
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