Hot disk change.
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Tue Apr 20 09:47:21 CDT 2010
do you have some kind of LVM or other means of volume management in
place? What's your partition setup like? Please post output of
On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 11:28:58AM -0300, Fabio Catunda wrote:
> Thanks for all responses.
> Now I see that I am in trouble.
> I really cannot install everything from zero, it will take too long and
> might not work.
> I would like to know your opinion about the following procedure:
> 1 - Shutdown
> 2 - Remove both disks
> 3 - Plug both 2TB new disks and create a new virtual disk on the controller
> 4 - Plug one of the old 250GB disks in a separate SATA connector
> 5 - dd if=/dev/sdb of=/dev/sda (where sdb is the old disk and sda is the
> new virtual disk)
> 6 - fstab, resize2fs, etc, etc...!
> I really don't know if the OS will recognize and be able to read the old
> disk plugged in another SATA connector.
> Thanks in advance.
> Fábio Catunda.
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