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I recently bought new rasp board. I had about year old board and with sdcard running OpenElec Frodo version. I plugged that SD card in my new board and tried to boot up. I believe it should work as whole FS is on SD card.

Am I making some mistake? In case, if i have to flash new sd card, how do I transfer all of my settings (HDMI etc.) from old to new one, which is really 'PITA'

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You should just be able to plug in the card.

If for some reason that doesn't work, according to this post, you should be able to copy /storage/.config/ from one OpenELEC SD card to another. It looks like that may be Linux formatted though, so you'd need access to a Linux system to do that. (You could use another SD card to boot the Pi in Rasbpian, and a USB SD card adapter.)

If you've made changes to config.txt, you can simply copy that file across to the new card once OpenELEC is installed as well.

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