Bug 473092 - system hangs after upgrade FC9>FC10
Summary: system hangs after upgrade FC9>FC10
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 470628
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 10
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-11-26 15:08 UTC by Jacques Rodary
Modified: 2008-12-10 20:28 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-12-10 20:28:28 UTC
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Description Jacques Rodary 2008-11-26 15:08:12 UTC
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 20:07:35 UTC
this is nearly always a broken initrd.  What kind of disk controller is the root filesystem on?

Comment 2 Jacques Rodary 2008-11-27 05:05:50 UTC
SCSI controller- LSI 53C 1010 R 64-bit/66MHz

Comment 3 Jacques Rodary 2008-11-27 05:18:57 UTC
and  the SCSI BIOS is Symbios SDMS version 4.0

Comment 4 Tim Fenn 2008-12-04 03:27:17 UTC
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 23:53:37 UTC
     Thanks. Everything is OK

Comment 6 Jacques Rodary 2008-12-09 23:44:00 UTC
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 20:28:28 UTC

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

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