It is always exciting (and scary!) when a new system arrives, and arrive it did: A brand spanking seller-refurbished Dell Optiplex GX620 with 512 MB of RAM and a 40 GB hard drive. Wooo!
Anyway, the first task was to confirm it worked, which I did and it did. The second task was to move NAStie (of building NAStie) over to the new system.
Surprisingly (with a few burps because of SATA connected to the wrong
port and other fumbles) everything worked right away. I just made sure
zpool export and
zpool import as recommended on a forum post
about similar hijinks and the system is operational 20 minutes
after the switch!
Now, to upgrade the 512 MB of memory (barely useful) to a slightly bigger value (4G should do ;)).