On Tue, 24 Oct 2006, Eric wrote: > James Smallacombe wrote: > > A couple of months ago, I spent a couple of weeks compiling and configuring > > the latest FBSD, apache, perl, qmail and the bazzilion modules, patches and > > addon apps that go with all of it on an existing server, and ironing out all > > the upgrade issues that entailed. > > > > Since then, due to apparent hardware problems with that server, I just put > > together a new server using new hardware. > > > > The old hardware was dual P-III, Adaptec SCSI RAID 1 > > > > The new hardware is single Xeon, LSI SAS RAID 1 > > > > Both running 6.2-Prerelease. > > > > Is there any reason I shouldn't just copy all of /usr and /var from the old > > server, or do I really need to compile everything anew and sort out any > > simlinks to other file systems? > > > > Please copy me directly, since I am no subscribed > > > > TIA! > > > > why not just a dump/restore of the file systems in question?
That's what I'm asking...I just want to make sure that binaries compiled on a dual PIII wouldn't have stability issues running on a single Xeon...I know they're both I386, but am uncertain as to how system-specific binaries can be... James Smallacombe Internet Access for The Delaware [EMAIL PROTECTED] Valley in PA, NJ and DE PlantageNet Internet Ltd. http://www.pil.net ========================================================================= _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"