Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 818656
Boot from iscsi root hangs after installation
Last modified: 2012-05-08 13:51:03 EDT
Description of problem:
I am trying to install F17 in following configuration.
- Its a kvm virtual machine
- /boot partition is on a virtio-blk disk (/dev/vda)
- root (/) is on iscsi target (/dev/sda)
Anaconda completes the installation but after that booting the virtual
Dracut has mounted the root disk and I see quite a few services have started. But the moment "iscsid" is started, I see an error message "connection error"
and then system hangs.
After a while some more error messages pop up as journal thread is writing
to iscsi disk.
So basically we seem to have dropped the iscsi connection for root disk. I am wondering why that's the case. Is it an iscsid issue or some kind of configuration co-ordination is required between dracut and iscsid for
As I am not sure I am starting with dracut and CCing mike christie. Change the
component as deemed fit.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Created attachment 581902 [details]
Boot hang serial console logs
Serial console logs
Pretty sure this is the same as:
which I was thinking was this in rhel 6.3:
I think this is a dup of
and it is now fixed.
Would it be ok to close this?
Sure. I am closing at duplicate of above. I will test it in my setup to make sure it works. If there are issues, I will reopen it.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 815827 ***