Moving installation to new drive

Niels Egberts niels.egberts.high at
Sat May 19 11:45:39 UTC 2007

debian wrote:
> Steven Pasternak wrote:
>> Hi! My old 40gb drive is getting replaced with a new 400gb drive, and I 
>> need to know if I can just copy the old installation over and do a 
>> repair (like in suse or even windoze). I have feisty now, it is an 
>> upgrade from edgy, which is an upgrade from dapper. I don't particularly 
>> want to download the feisty CD or install dapper and upgrade twice. I 
>> have it installed on hda2 (winxp on hda1), and everything else should 
>> stay the same. Will it work? If so, how? Thanks!
>> -Steven
> IMHO, i dont see why you would have to upgrade? you can just install 
> fiesty w/o the upgrading
> --cj
He could but he does not want to.

I have never moved an installation myself but I think this could be 
usefull to you:

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