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[linux-lvm] Re: LVM 1.03 root file system on Redhat 7.3



On 30 May 2002 at 1:22, linux-lvm-request sistina com wrote:

> What I am seeing is this:
> 
> kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k block-major-7 errno = 2 
> 
> repeated 16 times, followed by
> 
> vgvchange -- volume group "vg00" successfully activated
> 
> VFS: Cannot open root device "vg00"/lv01: or 00:00
> Please append correct "root=" boot option
> Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 00:00


The kmod error is reputedly caused by the ramdisk image file 
(created by lvmcreate_initrd) not containing a /sbin/modprobe 
command.  How can I verify if this is so?  I note that redhat has 
/sbin/modprobe as a logical link to insmod.  Could this be confusing 
lvmcreate_initrd?

Regards,
Jim

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