Originally Posted by falko
You get problems if you take an image of an IDE hard disk (where partitions are named /dev/hda1,...) and wnat ot restore it to a system with an SATA disks (where partitions are named /dev/sda1,...). You must use the same type of hard disk on both systems (it's not necessary that they are from the same manufacturer or have the same size (but the HDD where you want to restore an image must not be smaller than the one of the original system)).
The image I want to restore is from the same server that I took it from. I'm now going to try with lilo instead of grub. Maybe it makes a diff. Which package provides the logmsg command? It seems to be missing on my system (as you already implied).