kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Jul 1 14:06:42 PDT 2003
On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 09:00:56AM +0700, Roger Merritt wrote:
> I recently got a new, large hard drive for one of my two servers and
> transferred everything over from the old 4GB drive. So then I wanted to
> take the old drive and combine it with the other old drive -- my idea is to
> transfer /usr/home to one of them and leave the rest of the system on the
> other. We also got new machines for our students, which gave me another box
> that is just a little better than the box I'm currently using -- 200MHz
> instead of 166MHz. The thing is, I'm not entirely sure what chip is in the
> 200Mhz box. The old hard drive was compiled for an i686, while the other
> server is compiled for an i586.
You forgot to mention which version of FreeBSD you're trying to run.
You also didn't mention details of the "large" hard drive. Some old
BIOSes cannot handle booting from large hard drives (typically > 8
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