[linux-lvm] LVM changing bios from legacy/IDE to AHCI/Sata

Michael Davis mdavis at ziprealty.com
Fri Feb 2 16:25:59 UTC 2007

I just ran into this problem.  After trying a whole bunch of things
(including importing/exporting) that didn't work, it turns out that all
it took was adding the ahci driver to the initrd image (mkinitrd
--preload ahci).


On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 07:43 -0800, Dwight Morgan wrote:
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> I am running LVM on FC6 2.6.19 and would like to switch over from
> Legacy/IDE in the intel 965 bios to AHCI/SATA.  Of course, as soon as
> I change the bios setting fedora won't boot as it can't find any
> volumes.  I can see how to export the LVM settings, change the text
> file from hda1 to sda1, and restore it.  But I figure the odds of me
> screwing this up are good, and I don't see a good recovery method.
> Any help on process/recovery?
> Thanks,
> -Dwight
> PS.  Same drive, nothing changing other than a bios setting.
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