Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 451924
mkinitrd builds initrd with wrong LVM mount command
Last modified: 2009-07-14 12:10:26 EDT
Description of problem:
after upgrading from FC6 to FC9 booting failed with "root not found"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mkinitrd-6.0.52-2.fc9.i386, Kernel 188.8.131.52-55.fc9.i586
Remove and install kernel rpm. The automatically generated initrd is broken.
boot failed with "root not found"
It's an LVM machine with both root on /dev/LogVol00/VolGroup00 .
To fix it, I had to do following steps:
extract (cpio) initrd file and edit init script inside:
"mount /sysroot" to "mount -t ext3 -o defaults,ro /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 /sysroot"
"switchroot" to "switchroot /sysroot"
And cpio the initrd again.
Do you still see this with the current mkinitrd? What does your /etc/fstab look like?
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