On Thursday 29 April 2004 12:34, Paul Kelly :: Blacknight Solutions wrote:
> He could start his system once he has copied the disk using dd from a
> cdrom, and mount each partition into say /mnt/mysystem - mounting each
> mount point as it should be, e.g. hda1 in /mnt/mysystem and hda2
> /mnt/mysystem/boot etc etc and do the following, chroot /mnt/mysystem,
> this would essentially put him in a position to run lilo or grub-install
> acordingly to restore the mbr, after editing lilo.conf or grub.conf...
I didn't actually understand this.
Where does a CD come into it?
But I really just wanted to mention that the Hard-Disk-Upgrade HOWTO
is very good, IMHO.
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