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Re: Moving Fedora 9 Hard Disk To Another System



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.
> 
I would agree with you, except that the cloned drives worked on some
machines, and not others. It depended on the hardware. If it did not
work on any of the machines, that would support a UUID problem.

Mikkel
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