Bug 214089 - UPGRADE installation proceeds fine with "ext3 conversion" selected - after installation first reboot hangs with "can't load /lib/ext3.ko..." - no rootfs mountable...
UPGRADE installation proceeds fine with "ext3 conversion" selected - after in...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2006-11-05 12:00 EST by Kim Muma
Modified: 2008-05-06 12:42 EDT (History)
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Description Kim Muma 2006-11-05 12:00:12 EST
Description of problem:
After upgrade of AMD-Athlon machine from Fc5 to FC6 (Release), kernel cannot
mount ext3 (/, or /boot), therefore ends up not being able to mount anything -
ext3.ko , or jbd.ko not in default installation initrd-image?

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upgrade FC5 to FC6 - choose upgrade "/boot" and "/" filesystems to ext3
2. Proceed with upgrade
3. try to boot with newly upgraded system -> hang because "ext.ko and jbd.ko"
can't be loaded...
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Comment 1 Eric Sandeen 2006-12-08 15:47:16 EST
Guessing this is either anaconda or mkinitrd's trouble, but it's not kernel...
First stop, anaconda.  :)
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 00:26:57 EDT
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 12:42:39 EDT
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