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Old 11-13-2005, 12:46 PM   #1
TarouSatomi
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Kernel panic after motherboard upgrade


I get a kernel panic, attempting to kill init, after changing motherboards (used to have an intel d915pbl, but I shorted it out ). Is there something I would need to do after swapping the board?

BIOS sees all my HW and what not, so I think that is covered. It starts GRUB, but I get that kernel panic even in recovery mode.

OS: Debian - (not sure which version)
Mobo: Intel d945pvs

Last edited by TarouSatomi; 11-13-2005 at 12:49 PM.
 
Old 11-13-2005, 04:24 PM   #2
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Your kernel was built with support for features specific to the old board. When you try booting that kernel on a new board the kernel doesn't recognize the new chips and devices. You're going to have to compile a new kernel based on the new motherboard.
 
  


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