Help: new motherboard, moved disks to new devices ==> frequent crashes RH9.0
From: Daniel Davis (buybuydandavis_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 21 Dec 2003 23:29:56 -0800
Hi. I recently switched motherboards and had to reorganize my hard
disks on a win98/RH9.0 dual boot machine.
The mortifying part is that win98 seems more stable than it has ever
been, while RH9 crashes within an hour each time.
The old motherboard was an Abit BP6, meaning smp. I'm no longer using
an smp kernel, but I did make a number of system changes to get things
to work properly (like sensors), and I don't have much idea what those
I also had to make a number of changes - fstab, mstab, devices.images
(?? I'm emailing from win 98 now) to be able to boot RH after moving
the disk to a new device.
So, I'm looking for advice on how to install/reinstall/uninstall
something to make sure that the system is properly configured for the
Any other suggestions to track down the cause of a crash would be
(The crashes give a screen lock, where the display remains frozen the
way it waas last, and the keyboard and mouse produce no effects.)
Buy Buy -- Dan Davis