Bug#612402: [lvm2] Linux 3.0.0 is not able to boot from a LVM with a Uppercase name like "Desktop"
hector.oron at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 18:14:16 UTC 2011
Please let's try to keep CC to the bug report, so others can see.
2011/8/24 Georg Gast <schorsch_76 at gmx.de>:
> Am 23.08.2011 21:53, schrieb Hector Oron:
>> Hello Georg,
>> 2011/8/23 Georg Gast<schorsch_76 at gmx.de>:
>>> linux-image-2.6.38-bpo2-amd64 is able to boot from my VG
>>> but linux-image-3.0.0-1-amd64 is not able to boot from this VG.
>>> I upgraded today my squeeze to wheezy and let the 2.6.38 kernel
>>> grub 1.99
>> Could you please provide more information? Error message or some way
>> to reproduce this behaviour. Why do you think is lvm2 related?
>> With best regards,
> Hello Hector,
> today i tried a fresh installation of wheezy in a kvm. I named my VG Desktop
> and made a minimal debian system installation. The kvm system did boot in
> this constellation.
> All i know for sure (until now) is, that linux 3.0.0-1-amd64 is not able to
> boot from my VG and 2.6.38-bpo is able to boot from the very same
> hardware/installation. The grub2 parameters are the same (except the kernel
> Error message with linux 3.0.0:
> Begin: waiting for root file system ... done
> Gave up waiting for root device. Common Problems:
> - Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline)
> - Check rootdelay= (did the system wait long enough?)
> - Check root= (did the system wait for the right device?)
> - Missing modules (cat /proc/modules; ls /dev)
> ALERT! /dev/mapper/Desktop-root does not exist. Dropping to a shell!
> Yes, the system did wait long enough.
> Yes, the module 3w_9xxx is present in the initrd (cat /proc/modules)
> Yes, the device is present (ls /dev/sda1)
> Yes, the root device name is right (/dev/mapper/Desktop-root)
> The commandline for the kernel was:
> BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-3.0.0-1-amd64 root=/dev/mapper/Desktop-root ro single
This line hints your root filesystem was booting into read-only single
mode. Likely root filesystem needed fsck.
> Things to note:
> The difference between the two scenarios seems to me, that my "real hard
> disk VG" is relativly old and was originally installed with lenny. I think
> it might be a problem with migration from the "old lenny/squeeze" VG to the
> new wheezy VG.
> Dont know what happened: Today after the second try to boot the linux-3.0.0
> it did finally work.
So, it's the problem away? can we close the bug?
> I made a photo of the error message and attached it.
> Best regards
> Georg Gast
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