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Re: [SLE] Moving SuSE install to new hard drive
  • From: Sunny <sloncho@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 16:57:32 -0600
  • Message-id: <e7eeb2305021614577156dbce@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 16 Feb 2005 22:18:34 -0000, Stephen Furlong
<stephen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> What filesystem is your existing hdd using?
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sunny [mailto:sloncho@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 16 February 2005 22:17
> To: Suse Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [SLE] Moving SuSE install to new hard drive
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> On Wed, 16 Feb 2005 15:05:03 -0700, Chris Cameron <chris@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I saw this covered before on the list, but then I cleaned out my SuSE
> > folder.
> >
> > I'm looking to go from a single IDE drive I'm currently using with SuSE
> > 9.1, and going to a software RAID-0 with 2 SCSI drives, while keeping
> > my current OS install.
> >
> > Anyone know of a good way to do this? I've not done software RAID on
> > Linux before, but I'm certainly no newbie to RAID itself (DiskSuite,
> > RAIDFrame, 3Wares, etc.)
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Chris
> >
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> As far as I remember, it was not recommended to place your /boot and
> /bin and /usr/bin on a software RAID, as if the RAID fails, you will
> not have access to the tools and the boot images.
>
> So, before you move on, create some small partition(s) to hold them.
> After that just copying everything should be OK.
>
> Never done this with RAID, but I needed to replace a drive, and it just
> worked.
>
> Sunny
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