Can't Boot or Rescue

krishna kilari skrishna.unix at
Thu Jan 8 18:46:16 UTC 2009

Hi all,
If it is HP Blade or in general , Just try to replace the ctrlr or ctrlr
cache . I guess it will be ok.

Have a great time.


On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 11:49 AM, Hannibal S. Jackson <
hannibaljackson at> wrote:

> Got a linux server, a sysadmin accidentally pulled the power to the server
> thinking it went elsewhere. Server and RAID crashed hard, now server will
> not come back up. Powering up server dies and it complains about label = /
> not being found and that the kernel has panicked - not syncing - trying to
> kill INIT and it dies. Tried to boot of installation CD into rescue mode,
> claims there are no linux partitions available; however, if we let it go
> through the beginning phase of the install, it picks up the disks and sees
> the existing partitions. Because it doesn't find the partition it won't
> mount /mnt/sysimage or whatever it's called, therefore, I can't run FDISK
> -L. Any ideas on how to recover the partition and bring the machine back up
> so I can run an FSCK on the RAID b/c I'm sure those disks are not in a great
> state right now either. Thanks.
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