[CentOS] centos 4 installed on P4 won't boot on P3
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Thu Sep 29 12:25:14 UTC 2005
Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Tom wrote:
>>>> The DC guys tried grub-install in rescue mode but still the same.
>>> did they check the drive lables ?
> is there another drive in the machine that has the same parition label?
no, thats the only drive in the machine at present.
>>> is /boot/grub/grub.conf configured to point at reality ? or is it
>>> looking at non-existant stuff ...
>> not quite sure what you mean on both those questions, grub.conf and
>> fstab are correct, it was a standard install which worked fine on the
>> P4 but not at all on the P3.
> moving the drive from /dev/sda to /dev/sdb can also cause the bootloader
> to not find the kernel / initrd and bomb out at that stage. so make sure
> the bootloader is installed on the right place, and knows where to find
> the /boot information.
do you mean on the wrong hdd terminator? will check that out.
> - K
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