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



Richard Shaw wrote:
> 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
> 
Well, you can edit the rules by hand. But it is just as easy to
delete them. Udev will the re-create them on boot for the new
hardware. The first NIC it finds will be eth0, the first CD/DVD with
be cdrom and cdrom0, etc...

Mikkel
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