Description of problem:
initramfs fails to mount lvm disks and systemd drop in an emergency console
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
successful boot log (for some definitions of successful) in Bug #921732 - Kernel oops after a few hours
can you attach the /run/initramfs/sosreport.txt?
just mount /boot manually and copy over the file
anyway, what is the output of:
# lsinitrd | head -4
(In reply to comment #2)
> anyway, what is the output of:
> # lsinitrd | head -4
sorry, of course:
# lsinitrd /boot/initramfs-3.9.0-0.rc2.git0.3.fc20.x86_64.img | head -4
# koji download-build --arch=$(arch) systemd-198-6.fc19
# koji download-build --arch=$(arch) dracut-026-48.git20130315.fc19
# rpm -Fvh systemd*.rpm dracut*.rpm
# dracut -f --kver=<kernel_version>
Thank you for the quick fix, I didn't even have the time to return home to provide you the requested information:)
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 20 development cycle.
Changing version to '20'.
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I'm using fc18 and updated dracut-024-25.git20130205.fc18.x86_64 to dracut-029-1.fc18.2.x86_64.rpm. First thing I noticed was the absence of /etc/dracut.conf.d/01-dist.conf in the new dracut. That's why I ran dracut to generate a new initramfs and compared it to the initramfs file I had before. It turned out to be almost twice as large, not necessarily a problem, but inside I noticed among others lvm was missing. And that would be a big problem because I am using lvm + md. So I reverted dracut, /etc files, initramfs back because I doubt my system will boot using new dracut and initramfs. And this bug report seems to confirm my fears.
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