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Re: [SLE] primary HD upgrade with raid
  • From: "Jerome R. Westrick" <jerry@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 03 May 2004 15:16:32 +0200
  • Message-id: <1083590192.19480.45.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

You did not mention what distribution and version you have.
without this info it's a bit hard for us to describe what
tools to use...


On Mon, 2004-05-03 at 13:46, Joao - Calcados Jacob S/A wrote:
> Hy there!
> first of all, forgive my english, i read a lot better then write!!
> Oh great hall of linux geeks, my question is the following :
> I´ll need to upgrade my production network server (samba + mysql) hd´s, with
> the following scenario :
> i actually have 4 20 Gig disks, 2 of then into an raid1 (software) and
> another two for backups pourpouses, but my poor raid is actualy 97%
> full..... and if our dear shoes designers save another 200 megs files, i´ll
> probably will have my face into a dart target...
> no problems into transfering data, partitioning, building raid valumes,
> blablabal,
> BUT I CAN´T BOOT! please, i´m completly newby with boot loaders over linux
> machines, i´ve been searching discussion lists like these, googling a lot
> ever the last week, but everywhere where someone tell woh to make it, theres
> a lack of information exacly where they say how to transfer the boot, and
> time is going short!
> P.S : not shure about wich boot loader actualy using.. LILO or GRUB, both
> are installed, and can´t restart server over next 3 weeks!
> any help, even a link, would be very welcome.
> Joao Marka

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