Description of problem:
I have installed Fedora 18 on ATA disk and booted it as NVMe disk by executing boot loader at "fs0:\EFI\fedora\grubx64.efi"(where "fs0" is ESP partiton on NVMe storage). I couldn't boot into OS, but dropped on "dracut:/#" emergency shell prompt.
These are errors were displayed on console.....
dracut-initqueue:warning could not boot
dracut-initqueue:warning /dev/fedora/root does not exist.
dracut-initqueue:warning /dev/fedora/swap does not exist.
dracut-initqueue:warning /dev/mapper/fedora-root does not exist.
Possible workaround- add 'nvme.ko' kernel module into the initramfs, when you are booted into Fedora 18 using ATA disk.
Potential fix- add 'nvme.ko' kernel module into the initramfs.
Query: How to add 'nvme.ko' kernel module into the initramfs, when you are *booted* into Fedora 18(using ATA disk not NVMe storage).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
On reboot it fails with "no root device found"
it should boot OS using native nvme.ko driver
(In reply to comment #0)
> Query: How to add 'nvme.ko' kernel module into the initramfs, when you are
> *booted* into Fedora 18(using ATA disk not NVMe storage).
# echo 'add_drivers+=" nvme "' > /etc/dracut.conf.d/nvme.conf
# dracut -f
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So I've just cloned my ssd to an nvme drive.
And, fedora won't boot.
My old Linux Mint partition booted tho, so I had a look around and deduced that I've just hit this issue.
Well done Fedora.
This bug was exposed 7 years ago, and Fedora still haven't fixed it.
It's almost 2020, and fedora isn't including nvme in the ramdisk, by default.
It is not work saving the 20 KB this driver probably uses, in this day and age.
Do your users a favour and INCLUDE NVME DRIVERS IN ALL RAMDISKS EVEN IF THERE IS CURRENTLY NO NVME IN THE SYSTEM.
same problem on fedora 33 ! nvme disk is more and more used, adding nvme driver should be the default !
echo 'add_drivers+=" nvme "' > /etc/dracut.conf.d/nvme.conf
# dracut -f