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Re: sid installation to SATA disk

"Toshikazu Aiyama, Ph.D." <tyaiyama@yahoo.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
> sid.

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.


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