[mythtv-users] Mobo died - how to restore DB

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Tue Apr 10 06:02:10 UTC 2007

Darren wrote:
> If you get a kernel panic your in trouble, if your just going to change the 
> motherboard be sure to use one with the same chipset.

Nine times out of ten it works even if the chipsets are different. 
Unlike Windows, Linux generally has all the chipset drivers it needs in
the kernel, and will pick the right ones on boot.  Problems arise mainly
if the boot device "moves," or if you've compiled a custom kernel with a
reduced set of drivers.

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