Move HD to new machine?
tuxebi at gmx.de
Wed Apr 1 11:34:54 UTC 2009
Denis Haskin wrote:
> I have two machines that are virtually identical (they're identical
> laptops; pretty sure the only difference is processor speed).
> Can I take a HD that has Ubuntu installed on it and just move it from
> one to the other without any problem?
> (Of course, the HD is dual-boot with Vista, so I also need to figure out
> whether Vista [not to mention the mfgr re: service tags and such] will
> be happy with that.)
I would think so. But you can simply try and see.
As long as you only read from the disk (ok, Linux also writes to disk),
I would say that you will have a very tiny risk of damaging things that
are on the disk.
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