Originally Posted by mphayesuk
Ok that could work but how will suse9.3 react to different hard drives with more space and the different hardware, like going from a pentium III system to a 64bit AMD chip ect.....
That depends on what drivers your kernel has compiled in. If you're not going to use exotic hardware there shouldn't be problems, and I've never encountered problems with different hard disks. But I wouldn't change the processor architecture, e.g. from 32bit to 64 bit!