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Re: [SLE] lilo + raid upgrade...
  • From: g.lams@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 08:28:37 +0200
  • Message-id: <OF0146B18E.61E73A30-ONC1256E9B.00238BB5-C1256E9B.0023940A@xxxxxxxxxx>
have a look at the following link, it will probably help you
http://www.linuxforum.com/forums/index.php?s=dfc91c74c5da17f6e0d6ad944c2e26cb&showtopic=71998&st=0&#entry312892
Gael
"Joao - Calcados Jacob S/A" <joao@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote on 20/05/2004
13.52.36:

> Hi there, i´m upgrading my server´s disk, from 20 Gb to 120Gb, the
situation
> is what follows :
>
> PIII 550 / 256MB
> 2X HD 120GB (under raid1)
> SUSE 8.1 system
>
> the 20 GIG disks are already working well, with the / mounted on the
> MD0(hda3/hdc3), witch is performing well, the /boot is mounted on
/dev/hda1
> (200megs), and is not running into a raid partition, BUT the quest ehre,
> more than change the disks, is to make LILO boot from a raid1 partition.
>
> The whole transfer thing had performed VERY well... (not counting the
650+-
> min waiting to syncronize the 120Gig RAID...), the LILO has installed
into
> the new system as well, after chrooting there with an KNOPPIX as rescue.
> But, i think due the RAID boot partition, when i went to boot , i
receive an
> KERNEL PANIC! as follows :
>
> until the raidautorun part of the boot process, everything goes as
planned,
> but after the :
>
> md : ... autorun DONE.
> done...
> EXT3-fs : unable to read superblock
> EXT2-fs : unable to read superblock
> ISOFS_read_super : bread failed, dev=09:00 iso_blknum=16, block=32
> Kernel Panic : VFS : unable to mount root fs on 09:00
>
> everything hangs... really!
>
> I haven´t tried out to boot the new disks without the RAID on the boot,
will
> be my next try, in order to let the system useable to an saturday nigth
> fever...
>
>
> anyone has any sugestion ?
>
>
> Joao Marka - Brazil
> (no, our president is not a drunk, just alchool powered!)
>
>
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