Migration of LVM to new OS
d.rawlins at datafast.net.au
Thu Nov 5 01:49:12 UTC 2009
Wawrzyniec Niewodniczański wrote:
> 2009/11/2 Markus Messmer <markus.messmer at googlemail.com>:
>>> There is the different in the name convention (sdX in Ubuntu and hdX
>>> in CRUX). Is there anything I should be aware before starting
>> <*> Serial ATA (prod) and Parallel ATA (experimental) drivers
> I did as suggested, but it lead to small problem. I cannot boot the new kernel.
> The lilo doesn't understand line "root=/dev/sdb1" when run from system
> with the old kernel.
> So i tried using uuid. It also didn't help.
> # append="quiet"
> I thought about grub, but because of some reason (I guess BIOS
> problem, as it takes ages to start the box) it didn't want to install
> into the MBR.
> Do you have any suggestion how move to the kernel with "SATA only support"?
You will want to use in lilo.conf
Then to install the boot loader while your in old system:
lilo -M /dev/sdb
As after rebooting to to use new libata the node will be sdb instead of hdb, else you'll have a hard time trying to get it to find hdb when it's listed as sdb.
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