Bug 473092 - system hangs after upgrade FC9>FC10
system hangs after upgrade FC9>FC10
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 470628
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-11-26 10:08 EST by Jacques Rodary
Modified: 2008-12-10 15:28 EST (History)
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Description Jacques Rodary 2008-11-26 10:08:12 EST
Description of problem: after upgrading from feedora 9 to 10, the system hangs after this error: mounting /dev/root on /sysroot as ext3: No such file or directory.
Besides, the swap partition isn't mounted (unable to resume device (UUID=....)

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Comment 1 Dave Jones 2008-11-26 15:07:35 EST
this is nearly always a broken initrd.  What kind of disk controller is the root filesystem on?
Comment 2 Jacques Rodary 2008-11-27 00:05:50 EST
SCSI controller- LSI 53C 1010 R 64-bit/66MHz
Comment 3 Jacques Rodary 2008-11-27 00:18:57 EST
and  the SCSI BIOS is Symbios SDMS version 4.0
Comment 4 Tim Fenn 2008-12-03 22:27:17 EST
Try booting to rescue mode, chrooting to the sysimage and running:

mkinitrd -v -f --with=scsi_wait_scan /boot/initrd-

(or substitute i686 for x86_64 if necessary)

potentially a dupe of:

Comment 5 Jacques Rodary 2008-12-04 18:53:37 EST
     Thanks. Everything is OK
Comment 6 Jacques Rodary 2008-12-09 18:44:00 EST
New kernel still has the same issue, with the same solution: mkinitrd -v -f --with=scsi_wait_scan /boot/initrd-2.6.27....
Comment 7 Dave Jones 2008-12-10 15:28:28 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 470628 ***

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