Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 621775
kernel panic- not syncing: VFS : unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(9,2)
Last modified: 2010-08-09 08:58:18 EDT
Created attachment 437033 [details]
kernel panic screen
Description of problem:
Boot F14-alpha-rc1-x86_64-boot.iso, kernel panic before stage1.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Platform i386 works fine.
Confirmed on F14 Alpha RC1 DVD x86_64 image.
Please attach the complete kernel log. We have not changed anything in the image building process that I am aware of, so this is unlikely to be an anaconda problem.
Created attachment 437136 [details]
kernel log attached. tested in KVM.
Created attachment 437175 [details]
Diff comparing initrd.img content from TC#2 and RC#1
I looks like there is significant "stuff" missing from the initrd.img for RC#1. Attaching a diff comparing the contents of the initrd.img between RC#1 and TC#2.
dgilmore is trying to identify the root cause of this issue, which seems to be related to the compose process.
By the way, the compose is being tracked by the rel-eng team here:
I did a successful install from the RC2 x86_64 DVD.
Verified it fixed in F14-alpha-rc2-x86.64 images.
Closing based on feedback in comment#8 and comment#7. Thanks gang!