swapping out mb and cpu
cruzweb at gmail.com
Sun Apr 9 03:51:32 UTC 2006
As far as I know, as long as your drive configuration is the the same
(/root on ide0 disk 1 would be ide0 disk 1 on the new machine as well)
then it should work without a hitch. I'll be upgrading my machine in the
near future as well, so any insight on this is much apprecaited.
je killen wrote:
> I have a machine running with FreeBSD 6.0 running on AMD64 socket 754
> and Elite Group motherboard. It has been up and running without
> problem continuously for about 5 weeks now (although I am the only one
> connecting to it at present). I have purchased
> a new mother board and cpu. The new mb is Gigabyte GA-K8N-SLI and the
> new cpu is Athlon 64 socket 939. It has extended PCI slots and I am
> planning on swapping the FreeBSD installation to the new motherboard
> and processor. If I just move the hard drives
> and SCSI adapter to the new machine will it run on the different
> motherboard and processor? Or do I have to install FreeBSD
> specifically on the new machine?
> The reason I'm considering this is because the AMD64 754 machine has
> a SCSI adapter made for an extended PCI slot.
> The mb has only standard PCI slots so the adapter isn't being used
> optimally. So I would be swapping the main drive (ata) and two SCSI
> drives (assigned usr and var partitions, respectively), as well as the
> Is this possible?
> Thanks in advance;
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