Quote Originally Posted by TheFu View Post
Hardware mismatch doesn't usually matter to Linux. SATA = SATA and a different MAC address will just make eth1. If virtio was used for the partitions inside the /etc/fstab, then the vda -> sda and that's about it. I think everything else is detected at boot. I've moved HDDs between physical systems lots - it barely mattered.
Done that with a few *nix boxes, so yep. Windows on the other hand...