Bug 246650

Summary: running Knopix to see if I can fix anything. Not sure how I'll get back to an FC8 boot again.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Charlie Colins <charles.e.collins>
Component: kernelAssignee: Kernel Maintainer List <kernel-maint>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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crash report made by system none

Description Charlie Colins 2007-07-03 17:09:56 UTC
Description of problem:
Updates for July 3, including kernel update.  Pirut crashed when selecting
"reboot now". Upon reboot, using new kernel or old kernel, OS panics indicating
that /bin/init, /bin/echo, /bin/sleep not found.  

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel2.6.1-21.3243

How reproducible:
can not boot OS

Steps to Reproduce:
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Actual results:
kernet xx.3240 or xx.3242 will not boot.  kernel panics.  how do I get back to a
working fc8 devel OS?

Expected results:


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Comment 1 Charlie Colins 2007-07-03 17:09:56 UTC
Created attachment 158457 [details]
crash report made by system

Comment 2 Charlie Colins 2007-07-03 17:12:56 UTC
reboot command failed.  trying to log into text based window failed (respawn too
fast).  Power cycle.  Computer panics with old or new kernel.  init, sleep, echo
not found.

Comment 3 Charlie Colins 2007-07-07 00:47:03 UTC
It appears that mkinitrd-6.0.9-7.1 is not available for fc8 (last checked Th.,
July 5.)  Yet, it is required.
That's probably why the kernel update and creation of initrd image file failed,
causing the OS to be unbootable.


Comment 4 Charlie Colins 2007-07-07 00:49:10 UTC
My solution, so far incomplete, has been to insert the Live FC7 Test 4 CD,
install to disk, modify yum, and begin the process of downloading all of the fc8
RPM's all over again.
Attempting this made me aware of the fact that mkinitrd, although required, is
not yet available.

Comment 5 Dave Jones 2007-08-06 18:33:45 UTC
the mkinitrd dep got fixed, there doesn't seem to be any other kernel bug in
this report, so I'm going to close it.