Problems Moving To amd64
grahamtodd2 at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 9 07:32:57 UTC 2008
Before I changed my computer to an amd64 from an AMD Athlon+, I copied
my /usr and /home partitions to an external hard drive.
When I tried to copy the data over, I found the directories had been
kept, but not the files; even the directories are empty! It was
galling to find my gnupg infomation, my mailfilter rc file, and my data
from Kmail and Claws-Mail was missing...
So I tried copying the data to DVDs, and when that was not recognised,
I tried copying a limited number of files alone, and none appeared on
the amd64 machine.
Is this a known problem and does anyone know what is the solution? Is
it something silly I've done?
I can't just move the drives from one machine to another as the Athlon+
drives are IDE and the amd64 drives are SATA. Other than that, any
help would be appreciated.
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