Changed it from the Dell Optiplex GX260 to a junked Astaro firewall appliance.Whoohoo, SPEED DEMON.
Placed my old HD in the thing and Debian just booted, no probs there...but my OS is still 32 bit. I will upgrade the system to 64 bit without reinstall tonight. If Redhat2Debian migrations can be done remotely without wiping, then this should be a piece of cake. If my blog goes down tonight..you know why. See you on the flip side.