Bug 18277 - initrd will not load
initrd will not load
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 27203
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pxe (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
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Reported: 2000-10-03 19:59 EDT by Michael S. Fischer
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-07 23:50:22 EDT
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Description Michael S. Fischer 2000-10-03 19:59:50 EDT
PXE boot gets as far as initializing the kernel, and then I get:

Linux version 2.2.16-22BOOT (root@porky.devel.redhat.com) (gcc version 
egcs-2.91.66 19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release)) #1 Tue Aug 22 15:35:29 
EDT 2000             
Warning only 896MB will be 
used.                                                
initrd extends beyond end of memory (0xffef0000 > 
0xf8000000)                   
disabling initrd

.. which leads to:

Partition check:
Invalid session number or type of track
Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 01:01

This is on a VA Linux 2200 series system with 1GB of RAM on it.
Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2001-08-07 23:50:18 EDT
Apologies for the unresponsiveness of the previous pump packager... Can you 
still reproduce this with the latest pxe stuff from 7.1?
Comment 2 Elliot Lee 2001-08-08 01:08:49 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 27203 ***

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