[mythtv-users] How do I transfer recordings from old disk to new one?
drescherjm at gmail.com
Sun Sep 10 07:46:13 UTC 2006
On 9/10/06, Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm upgrading my system from FC3 with a 80GB disk to a fresh install
> of FC5 on a brand new 320GB disk. I'm just about there, but I can't
> work out how to transfer the recordings off my old hard disk onto the
> new one. My plan was:
> 1) Put both disks in and boot off the new one with the old disk as a
> 2) Mount the xfs partition on the old disk.
> 3) Copy the recordings frmo there onto the new disk.
> I thought I could boot off the new disk with the old one as a slave
> but whenever I boot with both disks in I get "Read-only file system"
> errors on boot up and then the boot hangs on "Starting system logger".
> It doesn't seem to matter which is primary or which one I boot off -
> if they're both in there this is what happens.
If you are using ide drives have you set the jumpers right so your bios sees
Any ideas how to get around this?
> (Also, an off topic, much less important question - my new disk is
> 320GB but shows up as 305GB when I do a "df -h". How come? Is it a
> 1024 vs 1000 thing?)
Yes. Hard drives are measured as 1 GB = 1000 X 1000 X 1000 bytes. Instead of
1024 x 1024 x 1024.
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