On 2019-12-03 07:00, Dusty Mabe wrote:
On 11/28/19 8:18 AM, Philip Rhoades wrote:
> One experiment:
> I have an 8TB backup server installed with Atomic - am I able to do a
> bare-metal install by booting a live USB and then installing CoreOS
> not touch the /home partition? - there should be plenty of space to
> install if the first four standard partitions are zapped?
The installer consumes a block device and overwrites the contents of it
if you were doing a `dd` of the provided disk image we give you. If you
to save the contents of your home partition I would suggest you copy
Right - I had assumed that was the case and recycled a SSD 140GB drive
from an old NetBook and used that as the new sda and made the 6TB drive
sdb - I had to manually use nmcli to change the IP address but otherwise
things went pretty smoothly . .
Of course there is a more complicated scenario where you've got
/home on a
completely separate disk. In that case it might work, but I doubt you
have it set
up that way.
Correct - copies of old HDs were just in /home (/dev/sda5).
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