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Old 10-03-2011, 08:59 PM
 
Default Backup and restore for CentOS 5.5

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 3:16 PM, Denis <denis.becker@mnsu.edu> wrote:
>> Hi - I have a NFS/NIS server environment running CentOS 5.5 on a Dell
>> Optiplex 240. I would like to back it up and then move it to a new
>> machine.
>
> You don't mention the type of the new machine. If it is not identical
> hardware you are probably better off installing a new copy of CentOS
> on the new machine and then using rsync to copy over any needed data.
<snip>
At the very least, you're going to have to rebuild the initrd.

mark, who missed that on the upgrade he's working on at the moment

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