Re: sid installation to SATA disk
"Toshikazu Aiyama, Ph.D." <email@example.com> writes:
> --- Goswin wrote
>> That would be the initrd and not the 2nd stage. Most likely the initrd
>> is missing the right module for your sata controler. Check the
>> contents or just try adding the right module in /etc/mkinitrd/modules
>> before creating the initrd.
> I also thought initrd is the problem. But it has all the right module,
> however imperfect may be at this time. Rather sarge properly identifies
> sda, and sdb, but sid somehow identifies empty SCSI MO as sda, and nv_sata
> as sdb, and sdc. If I turn off SCSI MO, sid reboots properly. I wonder
> why there is a discrepancy of SCSI device handling order between sarge and
Different kernels have modules in a different order. Whatever gets
loaded first becomes sda.
This realy sucks and mkinitrd should realy strongly suggest and
support using e2lables or uuid for the root device instead.