[linux-lvm] booting a dm+lvm2 kernel
bluca at comedia.it
Fri Jan 2 16:11:01 UTC 2004
On Fri, Jan 02, 2004 at 03:22:06PM -0500, Bill Rugolsky Jr. wrote:
>On Fri, Jan 02, 2004 at 09:10:46PM +0100, Luca Berra wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 02, 2004 at 07:30:45PM +0000, Kjartan Reynir Hauksson wrote:
>> >>work. You have to use the --lvm-version=2 option to mkinitrd.
>> >kernel panic, this time VFS: Cannot open root device "3a00" or 3a:00
>> ouch that should never happen, do you have anything printed above the
>> kernel panic?
>0x3a == 58 == lvm1 major device number. So it looks like the initrd
>is still incorrect.
no, the culprit for 0x3a is lilo, but initrd should purposefully ignore
it should mount the root fs and then do a pivot_root, so the kernel
trying to open a root device is unexpected.
Luca Berra -- bluca at comedia.it
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