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Old 11-02-2005, 02:41 PM   #1
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Linux root moved from hda2 to hda1

I recemtly moved my linux drive from primary slave to primary master, but now when I boot I get a string of errors. Is there any way to reconfigure linux, or does it mean a reinstall? I've fixed the grub side of things, but dont know what to do to configure kernel, etc.

Old 11-02-2005, 03:07 PM   #2
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Do you want to say : "Linux root moved from hdb1 to hda1" ?
because hda2 to hda1, you need to re install, isn't you?
hdb1 to hda1, you need to update /etc/fstab, and your loader to reflect your new target, and maybe do an update of your distrib' !
are you try gnu parted, or system rescue disk (a cd distro to save partition)?
hope can help
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Probably, the one and only thing remaining that you need to edit is /etc/fstab. Boot up using a liveCD to edit this file. Replace references to "hdb*" to "hda*".
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...and the root argument passed on to the kernel in some cases


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