Hard Disk Upgrade Mini How-To

Yves Bellefeuille


Konrad Hinsen


v2.11, 13 April 2000

How to copy a Linux system from one disk to another.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
2. Install both disks on your system
3. Unmount non-Linux partitions and network drives
4. Partition the new disk
5. Format the new disk
6. Mount the new disk
7. Copy the files from the old disk to the new disk
8. Modify /new-disk/etc/fstab as appropriate
9. Prepare LILO to boot the new disk
10. Make a boot diskette (optional)
11. Remove the old disk
12. Reboot the system, modify LILO configuration file
13. Acknowledgements