Frank Millman wrote: > > Thanks for the reply, Mikkel. > > I tried, but unfortunately I don't know enough to figure it out :-( > > I ran chroot /mnt/sysimage. I read 'man mkinitrd', but I cannot work out > what parameters to use. I tried 'mkinitrd -vf', but it just returned to the > prompt silently. I rebooted, but nothing had changed. > > I cannot see anything in /boot - it seems that it is not mounted, and I > don't know how to mount it manually. /etc/fstab shows a UUID number. > > It is not that important for me to get this working - I don't mind > re-installing from scratch. However, it would be nice to know how to solve > this problem for the future, in case it ever happens with live data > involved. For example, a mother board could fail, but the HDD is intact, so > you just want to move it to a new machine. > > BTW, getting it to work off the old machine is not important, so a simple > re-generation of the image is sufficient. > > Any assistance will be appreciated. > > Frank > Well, if you were building for kernel 126.96.36.199-14.f8, you would run: mkinitrd /boot/test.img 188.8.131.52-14.f8 Then you would have something like this in grub.conf (excuse the line wrap): title New Board root (hd0,0) kernel /vmlinuz-184.108.40.206-14.fc8 ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet initrd /test.img title Fedora (220.127.116.11-14.fc8) root (hd0,0) kernel /vmlinuz-18.104.22.168-14.fc8 ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet initrd /initrd-22.214.171.124-14.fc8.img You your F10 kernel instead of the F8 one listed here. Make sure you do it with the new motherboard. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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