[Beowulf] moving of Linux HDD to other node: udev problem at boot

Mikhail Kuzminsky kus at free.net
Thu Aug 20 18:41:35 EDT 2009


In message from Greg Lindahl <lindahl at pbm.com> (Thu, 20 Aug 2009 
11:23:25 -0700):
>On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 08:06:07PM +0200, Reuti wrote:
>
>>> AFAIK, initrd (as the kernel itself) is "universal" for 
>>>EM64T/x86-64,
>>
>> The problem is not the type of CPU, but the chipset (i.e. the 
>>necessary 
>> kernel module) with which the HDD is accessed.
>
>There are 2 aspects to this:
>
>1: /etc/modprobe.conf or equivalent
>2: the initrd on a non-rescue disk is generally specialized to only
>include modules for devices in (1).
>
>Solution? Boot in a rescue disk, chroot to your system disk, modify
>/etc/modprobe.conf appropriately, run mkinitrd.

Thanks, it's good idea ! The problem is (I think) just in 10.3 initrd 
image.
Unfortunately it's in some inconsistence w/my source hope - move HDD 
ASAP (As Simple As Possible :-)) ).

Mikhail


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