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Old 06-18-2009, 12:53 PM   #1
madicoe
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Problems booting after cloning hard drive using clonezilla


After cloning an IDE disk to a SATA disk, now the SATA disk would not boot. It freezes during the boot process and displays "cannot find dev/root."
Can anyone help?
 
Old 06-18-2009, 01:28 PM   #2
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I would start by looking in these config files.. since you switched from IDE to SATA I would bet the mappings in these files no longer match your current configuration.

/boot/device.map

/boot/grub/menu.lst

/etc/fstab
 
Old 06-18-2009, 02:18 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by madicoe View Post
After cloning an IDE disk to a SATA disk, now the SATA disk would not boot. It freezes during the boot process and displays "cannot find dev/root."
Can anyone help?
probably your entire configuration in /etc/fstab or boot loader conf file is incorrect (/etc/lilo.conf or /boot/grub/menu.lst)

to solve it just boot from any livecd, mount partition and replace all /dev/hda* entries to /dev/sda* and it should work fine. if not post your conf. files mentioned in above post
 
  


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