[blfs-support] Kernel panics when I move drive to another machine

Kenno Han kennohan at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 00:29:18 PST 2012

It might be the drive controller issue.
Check out the motherboard of your new machine for that.
On Nov 15, 2012 4:05 PM, "alex lupu" <alupu01 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you all for your prompt responses.
> Lux-Integ:
> Both grub and fstab _must_ be good.  Because
>  grub (0.97):  it allows me to reach cleanly the VFS point
>  fstab:  same partition configuration (as confirmed by 'fdisk -l'
> Armin:
> I was browsing through 3.6.6 menuconfig (might as well) on my old
> machine (3.6.1)
> I'll take a closer look at controllers (to be enabled - solid;  I
> remember during
> the first problem I mentioned, a critical disk controller was "module";
> part
> of the whole unsightly mess at that traumatic moment).
>  That goes for
> Ken:
>  as well.
> I'm just getting ready to roll up my sleeves on it (in a way I apologize
> for
> picking youse guys' brains - I was just hoping for a quick "Aha";  lazy).
> Picking Knoppix' brains was my first initial reaction:
> lsmod, fdisk, etc.
> As you noticed, one "problem" with Knoppix is a lot of kernel settings
> are built-in
> and its config file is not easily available (at least for me on the CD
> - as opposed
> to the DVD?).  The doctor obviously throws any potential driver into
> the kitchen sink
> and then the whole sink at the kernel.
> My plan is along the lines of your suggestions:
> I have a pretty good idea about the hardware (it's an ASUS board, P8H77-I,
> recommended) and any kinks, if I ever get past the dreaded panic point, I'm
> optimistic about facing them.
> Again, thank you one and all,
> -- Alex
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