Bug 499802 - New mkinitrd make system unbootable, when root partition is RAID1 device
New mkinitrd make system unbootable, when root partition is RAID1 device
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
5.3
All Linux
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Assigned To: Brian Lane
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Reported: 2009-05-08 06:03 EDT by Boris B. Zhmurov
Modified: 2013-03-20 09:42 EDT (History)
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Description Boris B. Zhmurov 2009-05-08 06:03:37 EDT
Description of problem:
mkinitrd version 5.1.19.6-44 make system unbootable, if we have root partition (/) on software RAID1 and if there is LABEL=... in /etc/fstab for root partition.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mkinitrd-5.1.19.6-44

How reproducible:
Always


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RHEL5.3 on server, where root partition is software raid1

root@server ~ # mount
/dev/md1 on / type ext3 (rw)

and there is labeled root partition in fstab:
root@server ~ # cat /etc/fstab 
LABEL=PS09011241452342                /                       ext3    defaults        1 1



2. Install new updated kernel _any version_

3. reboot
  

Actual results:
mount: error mounting /dev/root on /sysroot as ext3: Device or resource busy
switchroot: mount failed: No such file or directory
kernel panic - not syncing: Attempt to kill init!


Expected results:
normal boot


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Comment 1 David Cantrell 2013-03-20 09:42:48 EDT
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