[CentOS] Clone ATA to SATA HDD

Shade.GE shade.ge at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 21:11:13 UTC 2008


MHR schrieb:
> On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 12:54 PM, Shade.GE <shade.ge at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> Yea the SATA modules are included in the initrd. Grub boots but i cannot
>> get over to init. Well, its not important if LVM is there or not. Its
>> the intel board with the singel core atom cpu. so 2 sata and one ide
>> port. It looks like that the kernel cannot find the root device. One
>> message i got is the swap cannot be enabled because no swap device was
>> found.
>>
>>     
>
> That could be the drive order confusion I mentioned.
>
> When you tell the PROM to boot from drive 1, for example, the PROM
> will go to drive 1's MBR and try to boot from there, but one grub is
> loaded and looking around for stage 2, it will see the drives in their
> actual physical order, not the PROM's boot order.  You usually have to
> intervene when it displays what OS grub thinks it's going to boot and
> edit the boot hd to the right disk.
>
> Or are you not getting that far?
>
> mhr
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I try'd in different order. Disconnect the IDE drive, change only the
bootorder etc. Nothing, everytime the same message. Grub can boot it,
its running into kernel and one line before init is running kernel
panics. Seems like the kernel could not find the root device, the swap
is afaik not necessary to boot. Tomorrow i try to clone it with acronis
and resize the partition to the new drive. We will see if this is possible.


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