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Re: F9 doesn't find swap or /root system on new motherboard



On Sun, January 18, 2009 1:17 am, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:


> I am not sure how to fix this, unless you can boot from a USB drive.
> It looks like the problem is that the new motherboard uses a
> different SATA controller. So the driver you need is not in your
> initrd. You need to rebuild it. The normal method is to boot from
> the install CD/DVD, chroot to where / is mounted, and run mkinitrd.


isn't it possible to run mkinitrd from another computer, that is attach
the drive to my laptop, run mkinitd there and put the new initrd in the
drive boot partition?

M.


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