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Re: [linux-lvm] Debian 3.0, kernel 2.4.18 booting with a LVM root fs LVM doesn't work



On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 12:19:54PM +0200, LEBRETON Philippe wrote:
> hello,
> 
> My configuration is :
> 
> Debian 3.0
> Kernel 2.4.18
> lvm10 debian package.
> 
> i want to convert my root fs to LVM and i follow the HOWTO instructions.
> 
> in my initrd image i add block, ide, scsi, fs and net drivers.
> my linuxrc is :
> #!/bin/sh
> /sbin/modprobe ext3
> /sbin/modprobe ext2
> /sbin/modprobe ips
> /sbin/modprobe aic7xxx
> /sbin/modprobe lvm-mod
> /bin/mount /proc
> /sbin/vgscan
> /sbin/vgchange -a y
> /bin/umount /proc
> 
> when i boot, all drivers are load but mount, vgscan and vgchange doesn't
> work :
> 
> can't create lock file /etc/mtab17 : permision denied (use -n flag to
> override)
> vgscan -- ERROR "creating lvmtab" creating lvmtab
>            -- no volume groups found
> vgchange -- ERROR "/etc/lvmtab" doesn't exist: please run vgscan
> .
> .
> .
> .
> VFS: cannot open device 3a:00
> kernel panic: VFS: unable to mount root fs 3a:00
> 
> where is the problem

Read-only initrd?

> 
> Thanks
> 
> Philippe LEBRETON
> 
> 
> 
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