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Re: kernel panic on boot - kernel 2187



On Thu, 2006-09-21 at 22:24 -0700, Tod Merley wrote:
> On 9/21/06, john bray <john johnbray name> wrote:
> > currently running on 2.6.17-1.2174_FC5
> >
> > installed the 2.6.17-1.2187_FC5 rpm.
> >
> > booted 2187.  kernel panic.  every time i boot that kernel.
> >
> > re-downloaded the rpm and re-installed it.  there are no additional
> > modules -- plain vanilla kernel.
> >
> > always panics like this.  but the 2174 and prior kernels come up just
> > fine.
> >
> ...
> >
> Hi john bray!
> 
> A couple of questions.  What kind of disks are you using?  Do they
> need special drivers?  If so, are these drivers included in the new
> initrd for your new kernel?
> 
hey tod - thanks for the idea.  i'm doubting that it's the disk.  it's
just a normal seagate pata drive.  lshw output for it is:
        *-ide
             description: IDE interface
             product: nForce2 IDE
             vendor: nVidia Corporation
             physical id: 9
             bus info: pci 00:09.0
             version: a2
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 66MHz
             capabilities: ide bus_master cap_list
             configuration: driver=AMD_IDE latency=0 maxlatency=1
mingnt=3
             resources: ioport:f000-f00f
           *-ide:0
                description: IDE Channel 0
                physical id: 0
                bus info: ide 0
                logical name: ide0
                clock: 66MHz
              *-disk
                   description: ATA Disk
                   product: ST3200822A
                   vendor: Seagate
                   physical id: 0
                   bus info: ide 0 0
                   logical name: /dev/hda
                   version: 3.01
                   serial: 4LJ0DPF5
                   size: 186GB
                   capabilities: ata dma lba iordy smart security pm
partitioned partitioned:dos
                   configuration: mode=udma5 smart=on
                 *-volume:0
                      description: Linux filesystem partition
                      physical id: 1
                      bus info: ide 0 0,1
                      logical name: /dev/hda1
                      capacity: 101MB
                      capabilities: primary bootable
                 *-volume:1
                      description: Linux LVM Physical Volume partition
                      physical id: 2
                      bus info: ide 0 0,2
                      logical name: /dev/hda2
                      serial: YdtHGt-TmAN-WjJJ-pL8K-m1y5-PqzK-1Ej5Hr
                      size: 186GB
                      capacity: 186GB
                      capabilities: primary multi lvm2


which seems pretty normal to me, albeit i'm sure no expert on drive
characteristics.

john
-- 
cleverly disguised as a responsible adult.


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