Description of problem:
I got a new motherboard and cpu (Intel DG965WH w/Intel CPU Pentium D 820
2.8Ghz dual core).
I took a working fed 6 HD and stuck it in and it wont boot, it
complains during bootup saying:
Red Hat nash version 18.104.22.168.2 starting
mount: could not find filesystem '/dev/root'
setuproot: moving /dev failed: no such file or directory
setuproot: error mounting /proc: no such file or directory
setuproot: error mounting /sys: no such file or directory
switchroot: mount failed: no such file or directory
kernel panic - not syncing: attempted to kill init!
then it freezes.
I took same working disk and put it in my windows box (switching out
the HD temporarily) and it boots and works just fine (its an older
I thought Id try to use the fedora 6 rescue disk and see if it might
correct itself (even though nothing seems to legitimately be wrong
Now it boots up the fedora rescue and I go through the menus. Just
the language -> keyboard type -> I get to the menu that says:
What type of media contains the rescue image?
When I select CDROM (duh, I just boot from there), it says:
unable to find any devices of the type
needed for this install type.
Would you like to manually select your
driver or use a driver disk?
OPTIONS: Select Driver Use Driver Disk
I have the latest BIOS from Intel on the board (I updated it
to be sure it wasnt a bios issue, version 1-17-2007 1618).
I believe its a supplied driver in the kernel? However Im unsure.
If need more info, let me know.
I marked this urgent because I do need a solution ASAP to use this investment.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
You're going to have to go into rescue mode, chroot into /mnt/sysimage, update
/etc/modprobe.conf and then re-run mkinitrd