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I updated my kernel in slackware current but canīt install lilo, when i was with my old kernel it gave an error about not finding the sda drives (they were named hda before the upgrade).
I booted into the slackware 13.0 dvd and modified fstab and lilo.conf replacing hda with sda but lilo still gives an error of not finding sda drives.
How can i install lilo so i can boot into my sistem????
Iīm really lost here.
Can anyone help???
Thanks in advance.
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Right from the changelog for current, x86 and x86_64:
Mon Jan 4 21:43:02 UTC 2010
New kernels... and this deserves a mention/warning: the last bits of the "old" IDE/ATA system have been removed now. Everything should be using the libata based drivers now, so if you have any drives that are currently running as /dev/hda, /dev/hdb, etc., when you reboot with these kernels all drives will be renamed as /dev/sda, /dev/sdb, etc. If you had any /dev/sd* already, they might get renamed. Adjustments may be required in /etc/lilo.conf, /etc/fstab, the initrd, and elsewhere. Good luck!
Yes I've read the Changelog file. My remark about lack of information about change of drive name applied to README.initrd. Thus my question regarding the most appropriate syntax for the mkinitrd command.
Based on your post, I would undestand that I need to use the -r /dev/sdd2 option.
[EDIT] I asked because I plan to run mkinitrd with 2.6.29 kernel running just after upgrading the kernel packages.
Last edited by gegechris99; 01-06-2010 at 02:48 PM.
Reason: I asked because mkinitrd would be run with 2.6.29 kernel
I also upgraded to current. I changed all occurences of hda to sda in /etc/fstab, and tried various combinations of hda and sda in lilo.conf (after which I called lilo every time), but no matter what I try, my system always stops after
Is it mandatory to use initrd with this kernel version? (all my partitions are ext4)