Upgrading a disk in place
brettw at cray.com.au
Mon Aug 6 14:46:53 EST 2001
On Mon, 6 Aug 2001, Jan Newmarch wrote:
> If I make the new disk the primary then lilo expects the
> old disk and won't boot either.
What I'd do (which might be the hard way) is to make the new disk the
primary, boot from the CD or or rescue floppy then do a "lilo -r /mount_point"
# mkdir /a
# mount /dev/hda1 /a (or whatever the root partition is)
# /a/sbin/lilo -r /a
If you have a seperate /boot then mount that too.
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