[Arm-dev] RPi 3, CentOS 7 install problem

Fabian Arrotin arrfab at centos.org
Mon Jul 4 14:40:24 UTC 2016

On 04/07/16 11:50, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> On 04/07/16 09:33, Fabian Arrotin wrote:
>> On 02/07/16 14:10, Steve Berg wrote:
>>> Trying to get
>>> CentOS-Userland-7-armv7hl-Minimal-1603-RaspberryPi3.img installed
>>> to a SanDisk 64G SD card for a Raspberry Pi3.
>>> The dd goes well, the Pi will boot with no problems.  I run
>>> "touch /.rootfs-repartition" and then a reboot.
>>> It seems to do the repartition but I get a kernel panic at the
>>> next reboot.  On the console I see: ---[ end Kernel panic - not
>>> syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,3)
>>> Any tips on how to get the SD card repartitioned to use the whole
>>> space after install?
>> We had several people reporting that issue that seems to appear if
>> you have a microSD card that is > 32Gb . I'm not able to reproduce
>> it as I don't have SD cards that are as big as that, but it seems
>> an issue with the rootfs-resize tool : see 
>> https://github.com/ctyler/rootfs-resize/issues/2 If that's
>> confirmed, we probably have to stop promoting that tool and even
>> remove it if that's unmaintained and unfixable.
> is there anything else that can be used instead ?

Something to search for, but it seems that Fedora switched back to
proposing using gparted
We can at least modify the wiki page to clearly state that there is an
issue with rootfs-resize on cards > 32Gb, and also decide what to do for
the next images we'll create/distribute (like removing rootfs-resize tool ?)

Fabian Arrotin
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