A couple years ago I built a simple computer from some spare parts and made it a linux desktop. A few days ago I decided to use it to replace an even older linux server I had running at my house. I turned it on (for the first time since I built it) and decided, after a few failed attempts at upgrading from Fedora 11 to Fedora 16, to put in a new hard drive and install Fedora 16 from scratch.
The old hard drive was a 40GB IDE drive. My new hard drive is a 750GB SATA II drive.
I took out the old drive, plugged in the new drive, and boot the machine from a Fedora 16 live CD...Read in full