Migrate harddisk with FreeBSD into new machine

DA Forsyth iwrtech at iwr.ru.ac.za
Mon Aug 18 07:16:56 UTC 2008

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Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 22:40:57 +0200
From: "C.M. Burns" <montiburns at googlemail.com>
Subject: Re: Migrate harddisk with FreeBSD into new machine
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>> the kernel?  I know modules for those are on the install CD (newer
>> cards will be managed by the ahc or ahd drivers).

> I could switch to an LSI logic megaraid controller, but i have to
> check the version when i am back at work on monday. how can i load
> modules from floppy disk at loader prompt? 

I would rebuild the kernel on the old machine, incorporating the 
needed modules, then move the disk.

       DA Fo rsyth            Network Supervisor
Principal Technical Officer -- Institute for Water Research

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