RE: Moving Fedora 14 to another disk

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Kurian,
 
Thank you for the info.  Hopefully, I won't have to but at least it won't surprise me if I do.
 
Chuck

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> Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 08:16:44 +0530
> Subject: Re: Moving Fedora 14 to another disk
> From: [email protected]
> To: [email protected]
>
> "I understand that I will also have to move the /boot partition as well."
>
> In this case, you may have to do grub-install too. Tell the MBR that
> you have new /boot.
>
> --Kurian.
>
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 11:53 PM, Chuck Bruno
> > wrote:
>
> Gregory, thanks for the information, good stuff.
>
> Chuck
>
> ________________________________
> > Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 11:48:12 -0500
> > Subject: Re: Moving Fedora 14 to another disk
> > From: [email protected]
> > To: [email protected]
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 11:13 AM, Chuck Bruno
> > > wrote:
> >
> >
> > I need to move Fedora 14 to another hard drive to make more room for
> > Windows. My current Fedora configuration consists of a boot partition,
> > and an lvm2 partiton consisting of root, home, and swap. I have
> > installed a 2nd hard drive and plan to use lvm vgextend, lvm pvmove and
> > lvm vgreduce to move Fedora to the 2nd drive. I understand that I will
> > also have to move the /boot partition as well.
> >
> > My questions are:
> >
> > How to I tell grub where the system is now located, or will I have to
> > re-install grub?
> > Edit /boot/grub/grub.conf to change the "root (hd0,0)" line to
> > point at the second drive
> >
> >
> > Do I simply create new mount points for /root and /home?
> > Yes and no. The mount points will move with the filesystems as
> > you migrate. Check /etc/fstab to
> > ensure that the volumes are mounted via UUID. Check the volume
> > UUIDs with the blkid command
> > to see if they changed.
> >
> > How do I tell the “system” where the new swap is located?
> > edit /etc/fstab to point at the new partition.
> >
> > Are there other considerations that I need to look into?
> > should be relatively straighforward once the moving is done. If
> > you can, take backups for safety before moving.
> >
> > Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.
> >
> > You're welcome. Hope This helps (HTH)
> >
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