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Re: kernel-smp-2.6.18-1.2200 kernel panic



On Monday October 16 2006 21:02, Jason Montleon wrote:
> Good Afternoon,
> I installed kernel-smp-2.6.18-1.2200 today and rebooted my computer.  I got
> a kernel panic pretty fast in the boot process.  I have 3 drives in my
> system.  md0 is a RAID 1 /boot partition formatted ext3 of appr. 1GB on hda
> and hdc.  I have a 1GB swap partition on hdc.  The remainder of the space
> on all three drives is dedicated to md1 a RAID 5 partition formatted ext3
> of appr. 450GB.  hdb is a DVD-ROM/CD-RW.
>
> The system boots normally with kernel-smp-2.6.17-1.2187
>
> The error message booting with kernel-smp-2.6.18-1.2200 is (and this is
> typed by hand since it was the quickest manner I had to capture the data;
> tried to be absolutely accurate as possible, however there may be a slight
> error or two...):
>
>   Booting 'Fedora Core (2.6.18-1.2200.fc5smp)
>
> root (hd0,0)
>  Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0xfd
> kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.18-1.18.200.fc5smp ro root=/dev/md1 rhgb quiet
>   [Linux-bzImage, setup=0x1e00, size=0x1b5ff2]
> initrd /initrd-2.6.18-1.2200.fc5smp.img
>   [2Linux-initrd @ 0x37eea000, 0x105ceb bytes]
>
> Uncompressing Linux... Ok, booting the kernel.
> Red Hat nash version 5.0.32 starting
> EXT3-fs: unable to read superblock
> mount: error mounting /dev/root on /sysroot as ext3: Invalid argument
> setuproot: moving /dev failed: No such file or directory
> setuproot: error mounting /proc: No such file or directory
> setuproot: error mounting /sys: No such file or directory
> switchroot: mount failed: No such file or directory
> Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!
>
>
> And that's all she wrote.  Any ideas?
>
> Respectfully,
> Jason
Don't feel bad, the non smp kernel did the same for me.  Re downloading the 
packages just for the heck of it, and will rpm -e and then re install but I'm 
expecting the same result.  

Could be the development team is sopread too thin between FC5 and the slipped 
yet again FC6. 

Terry

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