[SunHELP] Migrating from one workstation to another
fabio at crearium.com
Tue Feb 28 15:36:44 CST 2006
Christopher Singleton wrote:
> I have a Sun Blade 150 running Solaris 9. I am considering a
> purchase of a used Sun Blade 2000 and upgrading from the 150 to the 2000
> as we could really use the computing power. Two questions, the first
> one is:
> A) Can you simply swap out the hard disk on the 150 and put it in the
> 2000, and have everything run fine?
no, blade 2000 uses FC-AL Disks
> B) If I wanted to keep the old SB 150 with everything intact as a
> backup, how involved is the process to mirror the entire HDD onto the
> 2000, copying absolutely everything? Has anyone done this before, was
> it worth the time?
You have to make the appropiate filesystems and make the system bootable
with a *great* change of screw up everything
Back your important data and make a fresh install of solaris on blade 2000.
> Thanks in advance, I appreciate any help I can get.
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