Hard drive/Laptop swap - will fedora croak?

Konstantin Svist fry.kun at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 00:51:26 UTC 2011


On 07/15/2011 05:31 PM, Gary Waters wrote:
> I set up a Fedora 15 installation on a laptop with an  intel based 
> chipset. I just got an AMD ( Turion ) chipset notebook. I assume 
> swapping the hard drive will result in the fedora installation 
> crashing? If such is the case, other than a fresh install, is there a 
> way to do it which will work?
>

Usually the biggest problem (at least in my experience) is with sata 
drivers. The trick is to run mkinitrd and force it to include the 
correct module for the new motherboard (old one should be included by 
default, so there's practically no way to mess this up)

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