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Re: updating my kernel just trashed my machine



On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 11:39 AM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday crashcourse ca> wrote:
>
>  after "yum update kernel", reboot:
>
>  Reading all physical volumes.  This may take a while ...
>  Volume group "VolGroup" not found
> Unable to access resume device (/dev/VolGroup/lv_swap)
> mount: could not find filesystem '/dev/root'
>
>  at this point, i think it's time to wipe the machine and wait for
> the next attempt.  life is too short for this.

Or, just select the previous kernel at boot.
Sounds the initrd image failure I had a couple weeks ago. There are
updates for that, IIRC...

jerry


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