Re: kernel from 1 box to another

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Tom Brown wrote:
>> It will work, but you have to build a new initrd file. Just (as root)
>> do '/sbin/mkinitrd /boot/initrd-(kernel version).img (kernel
>> version)'. That is because the initrd holds the modules needed to
>> start up, and is different for each system.
>> -
> thanks for the reply - i did what you suggested but the boot failed with
> a kernel panic and this was on the console
> Creating root device
> mkrootdev: label / not found
> Mounting root filesystem
> mount: error 2 mounting ext3

your intitial ramdisk doesn't contain the right driver for your ide

> any ideas??
> thanks

Joel Jaeggli (joelja@xxxxxxxxxxx)
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