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|Summary:||Kernel panic on boot since new grubby (and newly installed kernels)|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||darrell pfeifer <darrellpf>|
|Component:||grubby||Assignee:||Peter Jones <pjones>|
|Status:||CLOSED RAWHIDE||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||13||CC:||chepioq, leigh123linux, pjones, robatino, zaitcev|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2011-06-02 12:52:38 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description darrell pfeifer 2010-02-07 00:56:13 EST
Description of problem: Installed grubby 7.0.10. Afterwards I installed kernel 2.6.33-0.36.rc7.git0.fc13. On boot message appears: Kernel panic - not syncing VFS : Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) I installed 2.6.33-0.40.rc7.git0.fc13 afterwards and received the same message. I am currently running 2.6.33-0.26.rc6.git1.fc13.x86_64 without problems. Usually if a kernel this late in the rc process works I don't have trouble with newer ones, so I suspect this is due to grubby rather than the kernels. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 7.0.10 Additional Information The sizes of all the files in /boot are comparable, particularly the initramfs ones.
Comment 1 leigh scott 2010-02-07 17:15:32 EST
The initrd line is completely missing in grub.conf after updating my kernel today. Add the initrd line and the new kernel boots up. http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?p=1327634
Comment 2 dominique 2010-02-08 01:08:27 EST
Same problem here with kernel-2.6.33-0.40.rc7.git0.fc13.x86_64, I have the grubby-7.0.10-1.fc13.x86_64 installed and the initramfs-2.6.33-0.40.rc7.git0.fc13.x86_64.img is in my /boot. On boot I have this message: Kernel panic-not syncing:VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknow-block(0,0) In my grub.conf I replace root=UUID=... to root=/dev/sd... ,and that work.
Comment 3 Pete Zaitcev 2010-02-11 18:48:12 EST
grubby-7.0.12-1.fc13.x86_64 still fails. It adds /boot where it should not be, so: [root@hitlain zaitcev]# more /boot/grub/grub.conf title Fedora (2.6.33-0.40.rc7.git0.fc13.x86_64) root (hd0,0) kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.33-0.40.rc7.git0.fc13.x86_64 ro root=/dev/mapper/Vol Group00-FN selinux=0 SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 LANG=en_US.UTF-8 KEYTABLE=us rd_p lytheme=text nomodeset initrd /boot/initramfs-2.6.33-0.40.rc7.git0.fc13.x86_64.img title Fedora (2.6.33-0.27.rc6.git1.fc13.x86_64) root (hd0,0) kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.33-0.27.rc6.git1.fc13.x86_64 ro root=/dev/mapper/Vol Group00-FN selinux=0 SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 LANG=en_US.UTF-8 KEYTABLE=us rd_p lytheme=text nomodeset initrd /initramfs-2.6.33-0.27.rc6.git1.fc13.x86_64.img The /initramfs-foo works but the newly-added /boot/initramfs-bar does not. If I remove the "/boot" string, the 2.6.33-0.40.rc7.git0.fc13.x86_64 boots ok (no need to re-run dracut).
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2010-03-15 10:26:10 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 13 development cycle. Changing version to '13'. More information and reason for this action is here: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping
Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 12:39:43 EDT
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