Hard Disk failure

Mike Woods Mike at the-rubber-chicken-network.co.uk
Sat Oct 9 00:52:59 PDT 2004

Dean Hollister wrote:

> Yep, the kernel reports it cannot read a couple sectors at bootup.
> Is it just a case of fdisk'ing/label'ing the new drive with a standard 
> MBR, setting up the filesystems and copying to them. Then the new 
> drive should just boot normally?

Pretty much, i've done it a few times and never had a problem, tis also 
a good time to make any changes to your partiton structure :)

Remember to make any changes to the fstab that might need doing like 
moved partitions or differing device names!

Mike Woods
IT Technician

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