Description of problem:
I've downloaded the 64-bit Fedora 15 live CD with KDE software and dd-ed it to my USB key. I used the USB key to boot to desktop (works just fine, I'm writing from it now). At the end I started the "Install to Hard Drive" and installed Fedora on 4th primary partition, formatted as EXT4. All appeared to go fine and then finished and I rebooted the system. After some seconds of countdown the system should boot up bit instead I got a kernel panic.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
64-bit Fedora 15 KDE LiveCD
Steps to Reproduce:
1. used the dd to put ISO to USB drive
2. booted from USB drive
3. started installation app
4. rebooted the computer
Kernel panic on boot
System should boot just fine
The hardware is:
* ASUS P8H67 motherboard with BIOS 1003
* Intel Core i5 2500K CPU
* Maxtor 6L25050 hard drive
* ATI Radeon HD 5750 graphics card
* 8 GiB of memory
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This is what I see when the kernel apnic happens:
Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)
Pid: 1, comm: swapper Not tainted 184.108.40.206-26.rc1.fc15.x86_64 #1
[<ffffffff810742e3>] ? put_cred_rcu+0x0/0x8d
[<ffffffff81b58c3b>] ? kernel_init+0x0/0x2a7
[<ffffffff8100a9e0>] ? kernel_thread_helper+0x0/0x10
I saw this too.
The reason was that I had lost my initrd line in grub.conf.
The solution was to add it.
Can you see if Mads' comment is triggering the oops in comment #4, and if not does this still happen with the 2.6.40.x F15 kernels?