Boot issue after changing m/b
I'll try that after I've installed a cdrom drive... At the meantime,
is there anything I can do to get to command prompt?
Such as dropping to command prompt when ram disk is finished
executing, prior to mounting the actual file system?
On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 7:56 PM, Ian Chapman
> Chu Jeang Tan wrote:
> > I've tried editing grub parameters by providing root=/dev/sda2
> > (also tried hda2 and other combos) and getting the same error.
> > I'm using FC8's kernel /boot/vmlinuz-220.127.116.11-34.fc8 , there should
> > not be an issue with lack of drivers?
> > Any tips and directions towards solving this?
> Did you change the grub line from root=LABEL=/ ? If not, try that. Also
> I believe when you install a kernel, the initial ramdisk is built with
> drivers based upon what controllers you have installed in the system. If
> you move the hard disk to another machine it may not contain the
> appropriate drivers.
> There may be easier ways of doing it, but one solution that's worked for
> me in the past is to boot off the CD/DVD in rescue mode, chroot
> /mnt/sysimage then uninstall the kernel with rpm and then reinstall it,
> ideally the same version. It should then rebuild the initial ramdisk
> with the appropriate drivers. Note, it used to depend on the value of
> the scsi_hostadapter settings in /etc/modprobe.conf to decide what
> modules to use. I'm not sure if it still does but it might be worth
> setting them to appropriate drivers for your sata/ata controllers.
> Ian Chapman.
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