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Re: Hardware upgrade advice needed



On Sunday December 5 2004 10:24, Thomas E. Dukes wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I would like to move my current system to a new PC.  I'm not sure the best
> way to do this.
>
> What I was thinking was to move the harddrive to the new computer and let
> fedora recognize and update the new hardware.  Will this work?  The 'newer'
> PC is an IBM NetVista 6792-3MU.
>
Hard drives should move effortlessly.

> Assuming the above will work, I then like to add an additional harddrive
> and move /home and /var to the new drive.  Can I just format and partition
> the new drive and move the files from the old drive to the new drive?

Sure, consider LVM makes resizing partitions and adding disks easier
(IMHO)
>
> Then, I would also like to increase the swap space on the old drive to
> double the RAM.  Can the swap be resized?
If the swap is currently a logical volume yes, otherwise just add another swap  
space.


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