Bug 587791 - Kernel panic booting RHEL 5.5 using explicit mount options for root filesystem
Summary: Kernel panic booting RHEL 5.5 using explicit mount options for root filesystem
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 5.5
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Red Hat Kernel Manager
QA Contact: Red Hat Kernel QE team
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-04-30 21:15 UTC by jghobrial
Modified: 2013-02-27 19:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2013-02-27 19:11:37 UTC
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fstab (669 bytes, text/plain)
2010-04-30 21:15 UTC, jghobrial
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Description jghobrial 2010-04-30 21:15:14 UTC
Created attachment 410599 [details]

Description of problem:
Problem with explicit mount options to "/" cause kernel panic upon reboot. Kernel panic mentions "auto". After removal of "auto", "nouser" causes kernel panic.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Linux 2.6.18-194.el5 #1 SMP Wed Jul 8 11:54:47 EDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
RHEL 5.5

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use explicit mount options in /etc/fstab (see attached)
2. Upgrade from RHEL 5.4 to RHEL 5.5
3. Reboot
Actual results:
Kernel panic

Expected results:
Successful boot

Additional info:
I haven't tried reverting to "defaults" just yet.

Comment 1 akeel 2011-06-20 09:37:20 UTC
if any one have solution regarding this problem then please help me out with solution.

Comment 2 Jes Sorensen 2013-02-27 19:11:37 UTC
You haven't provided any of the error messages making it rather hard for
anyone to debug this

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