[CentOS] Re: I need hardware advice here
tindalls.gr9x at osccc.com
Wed Jun 4 16:42:19 UTC 2008
On Wednesday, June 04, 2008 12:31 PM, Victor Padro wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 11:21 AM, S.Tindall <tindalls.gr9x at osccc.com>
>> On Wednesday, June 04, 2008 12:07 PM, Victor Padro wrote:
>>> Actually I did that but there was no solution
>>> like you said:
>>> # chroot /mnt/sysimage
>>> # grub-install /dev/sda
>>> I even tried:
>>> # grub-install /dev/sda2
>>> # grub-install /dev/hda
>>> but there was no possitive result and couldn't boot at all.
>>> I tried installing FC9 but there was no sucess at all.
>>> I guess I'll wait until CentOS 5.2 its released, because my
>>> Red Hat will finish sometime in September, mean while I'll test
>>> Xen under
>>> RHEL 5.2.
>> Since you installed using AHCI, but then changed to SATA (hence the
>> panic), you probably need to rebuild the initrd image (see
>> mkinitrd) from
>> rescue mode.
> How can I rebuild the initrd image if it doesn't see the HD?
> I tried that...I having the conclusion that perhaps it's the sata_nv
> and the
> AHCI drivers provided in CentOS/RHEL 5, 5.1 that they're not well
> or something because I did install using RHEL 4.
> that's kinda odd to me...
My misunderstanding. I thought you were implying that you could
successfully mount in rescue mode.
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