Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 199018
kdump triggered kernel doesn't fully boot into system
Last modified: 2009-09-08 23:43:37 EDT
Description of problem:
kdump kernel never fully boots
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Installed kernel-kdump
2. /sbin/chkconfig kdump on
3. made appropriate changes to /boot/grub/grub.conf:
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.17-1.2145_FC5smp ro root=/dev/md1 rhgb quiet crashkernel=64M@16M
(Note that I tried this with the single CPU version of the kernel too)
4. made, I think, appropriate changes to /etc/sysconfig/kdump:
KDUMP_COMMANDLINE="root=/dev/md1 init 1 irqpoll maxcpus=1"
6. echo c > /proc/sysrq-trigger
new kernel started, runs through detecting hardware, the raid partition,
mentions some ext3 fixes and then kernel panics after exec of init( ) fails.
No fstab.sys, mounting internal defaults
WARNING: Can't access
Exec of Init( ) failed!!!
No such file or directory
boot into kdump kernel works.
I've tried this with the single processor version of kernel thinking that SMP
was somehow the cause.
I've also rebuilt the mkinitrd, without success.
Latest kernel has this fixed:
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