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Re: Moving LVM partition from /dev/hda2 to /dev/sda2



On Sun, 2006-02-19 at 17:40 +1000, Michael D. Setzer II wrote:
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> I copied an IDE drive that is reporting bad blocks to a SATA drive. 
> When booting from the SATA drive, it doesn't see the LVM, but If I boot from 
> the FC 4 DVD, and run linux rescue, I can assess the drive, with no errors. 
> I'm thinking that something in the boot process is pointing to /dev/hda2, 
> instead of the /dev/sda2. I've looked at the lvm commands, but haven't found 
> the command that might be able to change this. 
> 
> I could just rebuild this on the SATA drive, but also work on the G4L project  
> (Ghost for Linux), and could see others trying to upgrade systems to SATA 
> drives, and if it is possible, would like to add the instructions.

Does your SATA drive need some driver module to be loaded?
This might come from the ramdisk in rescue mode (and hence work), whilst
not being present in the ramdisk created at kernel install time for the
regular IDE drive (and hence not work). A possibility perhaps.

Paul.


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