Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 114241
kernel panic on 2.4.22-1.2149 when / partition is ext3
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:35 EST
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Description of problem:
System kernel panics on every boot with kernel 2149.
It seems that it fails to correctly autodetect ext3 and uses ext2
"VFS: Kernel panic, no root found", "LABEL=/", ... or something.
On 2129 kernel everything is OK.
/dev/hda2 on /boot type ext3 (rw)
/dev/hda3 on / type ext3 (rw)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -ivh kernel-2.4.22-1.2149 on ext3 partition
Actual Results: Kernel panic on root not found.
Expected Results: Boot as in 2129
What's your mkinitrd version? If it's 3.5.16.x (or so) you might want
to upgrade to 3.5.17-1 or later and re-install your kernel. Take a
look at bug #112623.
later kernels work ok ?
This case seems to be caused by incomplete rpm.
I redownload/reinstall helped. Sorry 'bout that.