It turns out that migrating a linux box to a new hardware is not as easy task as it used to be. I’m running a Trixbox system on an old 1 GHz Pentium III machine. The owner of the box got another antique – a Dual 1.4 GHz Pentium III ProLiant DL360 G2 with two SCSI drives. So I was tasked with migrating the trixbox to the new hardware. It took me about 20 hours to get this working, but all the work can be done in 3-4 hours, depending on how much data you have. This guide requires you to have a basic knowledge of the linux architecture and the linux commands, as well as what is in the /dev directory. Due to the fact that trixbox is CentOS-based this guide can easily be applied to migrating a regular CentOS installation .
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