*** Lots of stuff snipped. *** Frank Millman wrote: > > I am guessing that the new Intel video driver is flakey, so I tried swapping > hard drives with a similar machine running Windows Server 2000. Windows runs > perfectly in the old machine, FC10 will not boot in the new machine. I get > the following error message - > > Volume group "VolGroup00" not found > Unable to access resume device (/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol01) > mount: error mounting /dev/root on /sysroot as ext3: No such file or > directory > > I swapped hard drives back again to ensure it had not got corrupted, and it > boots fine in the original machine. > > If I boot off the dvd and select Rescue Mode, it boots and says that it has > loaded the installed system under /mnt/sysimage. I can see the contents of > /mnt/sysimage, but I have no idea what, if anything, to change to enable it > to boot up normally. If I just exit, it shuts downs cleanly, but I get the > same error if I try to reboot off the hard drive. > > The HDD is a standard IDE drive with a standard IDE connector on the > motherboard. > > > If the worst comes to the worst I can re-install from scratch, but that does > not fill me with confidence. Any suggestions will be much appreciated. > > Many thanks > > Frank Millman > I can not help with the original problem, but the problem with moving the hard drive is probably a different IDE controller in the second machine. The fix is to chroot /mnt/sysimage and build a new initrd. (man mkinitrd) The only problem being that the drive will probably not work in the old machine any more. One way around this is to have 2 different initrd for the same kernel, and have 2 grub entries - each using a different initrd.img. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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