[mythtv-users] OT: Moving machine from Athlon to Intel

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Tue Oct 24 02:47:25 UTC 2006

James Pifer wrote:
> I have a system I use exclusively for backing up my videos. It currently
> has 2 200 gb drives and 2 160 gb drives (70% full) and is running on an
> Athlon machine. I'd like to move these drives to another machine that's
> Intel based, but I'd rather not reinstall everything. If I load another
> kernel (Intel based) is there a chance the system will boot up if I move
> the drives and use this new kernel?
I've found Linux to be *extremely* flexible when booting on new 
hardware.  The only caveat is making sure the devices are correct for 
the drives as they boot but even that is handled transparently.


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