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Re: [linux-lvm] root fs on a LVM cause kernel panic



On Nov 15, 2001  00:41 -0500, Daniel Savard wrote:
> I read the lvmcreate_initrd man page and followed the instructions to create
> the kernel image with LVM support. However, I am unsuccessful to make it
> working properly. The system boot and is showing its messages, including the
> message about LVM support in the kernel and while it is trying to mount the
> root filesystem, I am getting a kernel panic message saying the "root=" stanza
> should be provided with a valid device for the root filesystem.
> 
> What am I doing wrong? Is there anything missing? Any way to get extra
> debugging messages?

Did you add the initrd image to the kernel stanza in lilo.conf and re-run
lilo?  It sounds like your kernel is booting, but the VGs are not active.

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
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