[GLLUG] Help with Centos: old disks in new PC

Steve Parker steve at steve-parker.org
Sat Nov 9 21:37:43 UTC 2013

On 09/11/13 14:51, Alain Williams wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 09, 2013 at 01:14:30PM +0000, Steve Parker wrote:
>> On 09/11/13 10:57, Alain Williams wrote:
>>> The caps lock & scroll lock lights are flashing. No disk activity that I can
>>> see.
>> That indicates a kernel PANIC; try editing the grub commandline
>> (press "e" at grub prompt) and add the letter "s" by itself at the
>> end of the kernel command line, eg:
>>    linux /vmlinux-2.6.xx root=/dev/sda3 s
> I tried it, it made no difference.
Which is why I said "It'll still panic, but you shoud see the reason for 
the panic, which will get you closer to fixing it."

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