Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 246110
F7 setup installs on H/W raid, fails to boot after install.
Last modified: 2008-06-16 21:43:49 EDT
Description of problem:
After installing F7 on a system with RAID+LVM, nash complains:
device-mapper: table: 253:0: mirror: Device lookup failure
device-mapper: reload ioctl failed: No such device or address
Unable to access resume device (/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol01)
mount: could not find filesystem '/dev/root'
setuproot: moving /dev/failed: No such file or directory
setuproot: error mounting /proc: No such file or directory
setuproot: error mounting /sys: No such file or directory
switchroot: mount failed: No such file or directory
Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!
System contains 1 PATA and 2 identical SATA in H/W raid.
I used the default settings that the configuration kernel presented:
boot on Pata drive.
LVM volume contains root & swap on PATA and HW RAID1 (2 SATA).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
F7 kernel 2.6.21-1.3194.fc7 and initrd
Install having root on Pata drive (boot,root,swap) and include HW RAID1 (2 SATA)
in LVM volume always reproduces.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install making no changes to anaconda default configuration.
Boot hangs in kernel panic having not found the root file system.
If I turn off the HW raid, installation is fine, but I can not add the Raid as
H/W later. Only choice is S/W. I desire the raid to use the H/W.
M/B: Gigabyte GA-MA69G-S3H w/ AMD/ATI 690G/SB600.
Using rescue, root is mounted correctly.
Have tried to rebuild initrd using rescue (from bug 243123):
initrd --force-raid-probe --force-lvm-probe --with=raid --with=lvm
Does not fix problem.
Created attachment 158135 [details]
Kickstart config file produced by anaconda.
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