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Re: transfer disk

Pascal Hambourg composed on 2018-04-10 20:47 (UTC+0200):

> Felix Miata composed:

>> Putting a disk from an Intel system into a system with AMD, VIA or GeForce
>> chipset is almost certain to fail unless the initrd includes most drivers.

> This is the default (MODULES=most).

Likely it's one of the first things to go when someone wants to trim
installation size or speed up booting and/or updating.

>> This
>> leads me to believe that a minimal module set initrd created on one chipset type
>> and tried on any other chipset type is mostly likely doomed.

> Not if both chipsets use the same module. E.g. all SATA host controllers 
> in AHCI mode use the same ahci module regardless of the manufacturer.

I've seen a lot of BIOS since AHCI became commonplace where the string "AHCI" is
nowhere to be found in BIOS setup or motherboard or PC manual.
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