[SATLUG] Switching distros - what settings/files to back up

Wes Henderson whendersonii at gmail.com
Wed Oct 2 15:58:21 CDT 2013


I would make an image with dd just to be safe. After that I would look at
kernel modules as I am willing to bet HP compiled the drivers into the
kernel.
On Oct 2, 2013 2:51 PM, "Chris Hudson" <chrishudson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Actually sound and wifi do NOT work with the Debian USB live image.
> That's why I want to know what to back up from the current Ubuntu
> filesystem.
> I will do as suggested and back up /etc , and read through the Debian
> install docs.
>
> Thanks for all the feedback,
> Chris
>
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 12:52 PM, Marek Garst <mgarst60 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> > If sound and wifi work using the live usb, it would seem you should be
> > compatible with the hardware. I would test that first. Alternatives could
> > be to set up for dual boot, or, if you want to be really careful, replace
> > the hard drive with another ( if accessible) and install the new system
> on
> > it.
> >
> > Thanks, Mark
> >
> >
> >
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