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On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 7:30 PM, Basil Chupin <blchupin at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> On 12/07/10 00:06, Rashkae wrote:
> > Basil Chupin wrote:
> >> You just swapped in another hard drive and "Ubuntu worked just fine" -
> >> and without having to make any alterations to fstab (as a for-instance)?
> >> XP won't even let you change the colour of your underwear without
> >> wanting to be "authenticated" again. But stating what you did about
> >> Ubuntu, me thinks is kinda going a tad overboard :-) .
> >> I must say that this was the case some time ago, but no longer. All to
> >> do with UUID I think. But then I am more wrong than right... :-( .
> > Apples and Oranges. The OP was talking about moving 1 hard drive to a
> > different machine, wich works just fine in Ubuntu as is. Your talking
> > about changing the harddrive in the same machine, which does require
> > updating fstab.
> Ummm, sorry, but aren't you just getting just a bit off the mark here?
> What is the difference of moving an HD from one Ubuntu running computer
> to another Ubuntu running computer - where it will be an unrecognised
> device - to putting in a new HD on "the same machine" where it will be
> an unrecognised device?
> What am I missing here? And I do admit that it is my bed time.
> I used to be conceited but now I know I am perfect.
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I think it was about moving the linux booting hardisk to another computer
and booting it there... (where windows needs a repair to install the new
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