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Re: [SLE] same HD & different computer
I tried this between desktops and ended up with a mess of
conflicts due to artifacts left over from the old hardware.
The solution was to format and reinstall.

Not saying it cannot be done successfully, just that it is not
always painless! Hopefully for you it will be.


> On Thu, 29 Aug 2002 13:22:00 -0300
> Eduardo Nogueira <nogueira@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >After 1 week rebuilding my stuff in a new computer (Toshiba Satellite
> > S-301, pentium IV 2G Hz, 40G HD, 256 M memory) I will have to change to
> > another model because of heating and random shutdowns (vendor is taking
> > back and will receive a new one). The new computer will be a Satellite
> > 501 with the same specs except for the CPU that will be a mobile pentium
> > 1.7G Hz) . To save the lot of time I used in installation (partition of
> > -> 30 G for Suse Linux 7.3 and 10 for Windows Xp, installing Suse
> > installing Win4lin and Windows 98, applications in Linux and Windows,
> > personal stuff etc) can I simply switch the HD's ?
> You should be able to swap the hard drive without any problems.

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