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Re: Change Disk from IDE to SCSI using dd, what else ?



On Sat, 2005-07-02 at 11:54 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Paul Howarth wrote:
> 
> > Well, anaconda doesn't run mkinitrd directly itself really. What happens
> > is that anaconda installs the kernel RPM, and the post-install script
> > for the kernel RPM calls /sbin/new-kernel-pkg, which runs mkinitrd (to
> > set up a suitable initrd for the target machine) and updates the
> > bootloader configuration to include the newly-installed kernel.
> > 
> > Since this is a function of installing the kernel RPM, it will happen
> > during both fresh installs and upgrades.
> 
> OK, thank you very much - I have learned a lot!
> 
> But how does this program /sbin/new-kernel-pkg know
> _which_ scsi driver to install?
> In my case, at least, it seems to make the wrong choice.

It should include any module listed as a scsi_hostadapter
in /etc/modprobe.conf and any dependencies of those modules.

Paul.
-- 
Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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