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Re: Help with restoring IDE image to SATA drive



FS wrote:
> Folks -- My ignorance of all things Linux might be showing with this
> posting, but I can't seem to make this work. I have a Linux FC2
> machine with an IDE drive which I'm trying to make an image of, so in
> case all hell breaks loose we have something we can restore and be up
> and running in no time.
> 
> The box I tried to restore has a SATA drive. I've already imaged the
> SATA drive with the image, but it says "kernel panic".
> 
> Where should I start to look for fixing this problem?!? My google-foo
> is proving to be worthless for this problem too! I know it's got
> something to do with grub, so I'm posting the grub.conf here too.
> 
> Any help appreciated!
> 
> Thanks,
> Faisal
> 
Is the system you took the image from also a SATA system? If not,
you will probably have to build a new initrd image with the SATA
drivers in it, or the kernel will not be able to mount the root file
system.

Mikkel
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  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!


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