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Re: Moving Fedora 9 Hard Disk To Another System



On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 10:30:26AM -0600, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: Moving Fedora 9 Hard Disk To Another System
> From: Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel infinity-ltd com>
> To: Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora.  
> <fedora-list redhat com>
> Date: 11/19/2008 08:08 PM
>
>> What is more likely is that the motherboard is using a different
>> hard drive controller. The new controller requires a different
>> module from the original one. So you have to build a new initrd for
>> that system. This was covered in detail on the list a while back.
>>
>> Depending on the other hardware, you may have to run kudzu, or you
>> may have to delete some or all of the
>> /etc/udev/rules.d/??-persistent*.rules files.
>>
>> Mikkel
>>
>
>
> He won't need to build a new initrd. The UUID specified in his grub.conf  
> is wrong. Correct me if I'm wrong, but the UUID is specific to a hard  
> drive, so even if he cloned the image, the UUID would be for the  
> original hard drive and wouldn't work on the cloned image.
>
> Try setting root to "root=LABEL=/" or "root=/dev/sda2" or generate a new  
> UUID.

The UUID is part of the file system superblock, not tied to the
physical hard disk, IIRC.

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