Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 499802
New mkinitrd make system unbootable, when root partition is RAID1 device
Last modified: 2013-03-20 09:42:48 EDT
Description of problem:
mkinitrd version 220.127.116.11-44 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):
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_
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!
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