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

James B. Byrne Support at Harte-Lyne.ca
Thu May 30 12:42:01 UTC 2002

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


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