[CentOS] PXE-Kernel crashes with "RAMDISK: incomplete write ..." after modifiying initrd.img

Tru Huynh tru at centos.org
Fri Mar 27 16:24:17 UTC 2009


On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 04:04:40PM +0100, Frank Thommen wrote:
> 
> This give a slightly different error message:
> 
> [...]
> md: Autodetecting RAID arrays.
> md: autorun ...
> md: ... autorun DONE.
> VFS: Cannot open root device "<NULL>" or unknown-block(253,3)
> Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on
> unknown-block(253,3)
> 
> 
> The two "RAMDISK" error lines have gone.  I have archived 
> modules/modules.cgz *and* initrd.img with "-H newc".
only the initrd needs "-H newc"

This one works for me
LABEL centos5
 MENU LABEL ^1) centos 5 x86_64 raid1 ks
 KERNEL centos5.x86_64/vmlinuz
APPEND initrd=centos5.x86_64/initrd.img method=http://10.0.0.4/pub/linux/c5/os/x86_64  noipv6 syslog=10.0.0.4 kssendmac ip=dhcp ks=http://10.0.0.4/ks/c5-raid1-64-min.cfg

Tru
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