[Arm-dev] RPi 3, CentOS 7 install problem
kbsingh at centos.org
Tue Jul 12 15:25:36 UTC 2016
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On 12/07/16 16:07, Fabian Arrotin wrote:
> On 04/07/16 16:40, Fabian Arrotin wrote:
>> 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
>>>>> 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
>>>>> 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
>>> 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 ?)
> So I had a quick look at something else that seems to work : -
> using growpart (available in test here :
- - and then resize2fs
> I can add it in the base image, and remove rootfs-resize and just
> write a small wrapper script around those tools so that people can
> just use that script instead ?
> Opinions ?
if it works, its already +1 over something else that might not ?
Karanbir Singh, Project Lead, The CentOS Project
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