[email protected] wrote:
If the new motherboard requires any new kernel modules you may not be able to boot the old kernel because the required modules are missing from the
It's a good point -- for example if you move to a motherboard with SATA where the old one didn't have it you'll run into this problem.
There's a script called mkinitrd that can update your initrd to include whatever modules you need, you can run this in rescue mode.
But you should try boot from your old discs first, unless you have an unusual disc controller it should just work, and nothing is lost if it doesn't.
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