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Re: Hardware upgrade -> Volume Group "VolGroup00" not found. [SOLVED]



On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 9:49 AM, Mikkel L. Ellertson
<mikkel infinity-ltd com> wrote:
> Richard Shaw wrote:
>>
>> Some other thoughts about hardware upgrades:
>>
>> Both machines I upgraded the ethernet changed to "eth1" but I'm not
>> sure where to get rid of the old settings but it's working so I may
>> leave it alone.
>>
> Udev keeps tract of some hardware. It is mainly so things like
> network interfaces and CD/DVD drives retain the same label when you
> add new hardware. (It is a pain when you add another NIC, and it
> becomes eth0...) You can fix it by deleting the
> *-persistent-*.rules. For NICs, it is 70-persistent-net.rules.
> Unless you transfered CD/DVD drives with the hard drives, you are
> going to find that the CD/DVD symlinks are wrong as well.
>
>> Maybe there could be some sort of hardware upgrade helper to help with
>> this process? It could install itself on your system as a rescue image
>> to help walk you though the process like preupgrade but for hardware.
>>
> That sounds like a good idea. Maybe an option in the rescue mode to
> rebuild the initrd image. Also a command in /sbin to delete the
> persistent rules...
>
> Mikkel

Thanks, I forgot about that. I had a similar thing happen when I
upgraded DVD burners and completely forgot about udev rules. Hmm...
along with a hw version of preupgrade maybe a udev device editor would
be nice too?

Richard


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