Hardware upgrade advice needed
fox3ec208 at wideopenwest.com
Sun Dec 5 15:35:17 UTC 2004
On Sunday December 5 2004 10:24, Thomas E. Dukes wrote:
> I would like to move my current system to a new PC. I'm not sure the best
> way to do this.
> What I was thinking was to move the harddrive to the new computer and let
> fedora recognize and update the new hardware. Will this work? The 'newer'
> PC is an IBM NetVista 6792-3MU.
Hard drives should move effortlessly.
> Assuming the above will work, I then like to add an additional harddrive
> and move /home and /var to the new drive. Can I just format and partition
> the new drive and move the files from the old drive to the new drive?
Sure, consider LVM makes resizing partitions and adding disks easier
> Then, I would also like to increase the swap space on the old drive to
> double the RAM. Can the swap be resized?
If the swap is currently a logical volume yes, otherwise just add another swap
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