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SubjectRe: Unable to boot off kernel built on different machine
I figured it out.  All I had to do was use 'rdev' to set the root 
correctly. Machine 'A' was setting the root as /dev/hda1 and
Machine 'B' was setting the root as /dev/hdb1.

The kernel README gave me the clue.


On Tue, 2003-01-14 at 17:01, Bruce Harada wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Jan 2003 11:38:36 -0800
> Rusty Lynch <> wrote:
> > I am having the strange problem (that I suspect is embarrassingly simple)
> > where I can only boot a kernel built on the same machine. For example
> > my setup looks like:
> >
> > * machine 'A' (RH 8.0 P4 system):
> > - contains a 2.5 kernel tree on an exported NFS drive
> > - this is the machine where I do all my real work, and
> > do not want to run test kernels on
> > * machine 'B' (RH 8.0 P3 system):
> > - mounts the kernel tree on 'A' to make it easy to
> > install new kernels on for testing
> [SNIP]
> Check /etc/fstab on machines A and B - what do they contain?

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