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Re: Can't boot kernel-2.6.18-1.2200.fc5



On Mon, 2006-10-23 at 10:45 -0400, Tony Nelson wrote:
> At 11:53 AM +0800 10/23/06, Mel wrote:
> >I didn't get a response to my last post so I must have done something
> >wrong. Let me try again with a different subject.
> >
> >I am trying to solve a boot problem.
> >
> >What I think happened was that a series of fast AC power transients
> >caused my system to attempt power recover many( don't know how many)
> >times quickly.
> >
> >A file somewhere is corrupt. I cannot boot into
> >kernel-2.6.18-1.2200.fc5 without getting a panic.
> >
> >I can boot into kernel-2.6.17-1.2187_FC5 with no problem.
> >
> >Thanks to some help here, I removed and reinstalled
> >kernel-2.6.18-1.2200.fc5.
> >
> >This did not solve the problem. After reinstalling, I still get the
> >panic with kernel-2.6.18-1.2200.fc5 and kernel-2.6.17-1.2187_FC5 still
> >boots OK.
> >
> >What power recovery related file might be corrupt that would affect one
> >kernel and not another but not be deleted/replaced with a remove and
> >reinstall of the kernel?
> 
> Your filesystem may be damaged.  Your /disk/ may be damaged.  Boot with
> something else (e.g., a bootable CD) and run fsck (e2fsck) on the disk.  If
> that is not the issue, try reading the whole disk device (dd if=/dev/hd?
> of=/dev/null bs=1048576 count=1048576).  If that is not the issue, then a
> reformat, reinstall, and restore may be in order.
That sounds a bit extreme, especially since he said he CAN boot to the
kernel-2.6.17-1.2187_FC5 with no problem.  
I hardly think this is hardware or filesystem related except in
interaction with the newer kernel.


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