[CentOS] Old hd, new machine

Jussi Hirvi listmember at greenspot.fi
Thu Dec 17 15:05:26 UTC 2009


> Jussi Hirvi wrote:
>> On both my "old" (booting ok) and "new" (not booting) disc the 
>> modprobe.conf contained
>>> alias scsi_hostadapter ata_piix
>> So it seems to me modprobe.conf was up-to-date.
> 
On 17.12.2009 15:22, Les Mikesell wrote:
> If the disks take the same driver it should boot or at least get to a point 
> where you get an error message with the reason.  Are you sure it isn't a cable 
> or drive select problem?

I don't think there can be a cable select problem with SATA drives. :-)

Anyway, another drive booted ok when attached to the same SATA cable.

I did not get an error message, in fact the bootup hang on a blank 
screen (I have not seen that before) some time before the CentOS splash 
screen (I don't remember more exactly anymore, and cannot check).

- Jussi



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