[CentOS] kernel panic/abort during boot

Sun Dec 25 06:28:50 UTC 2011
Corey Henderson <corman at cormander.com>

>> Add the modules to:
>> /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
>> And re-install the kernel. The dracut util that builds the initramfs
>> includes this file at install time.
> at last, I've had the opportunity to pursue this. all I have to do is
> blacklist the snd_hda_codec_realtek module, reboot and voila, it boots
> right up. Of course, there's no sound,...  Seems odd that I don't need
> to rebuild the initramfs (dracut), but I don't seem to need to do that.

Then the sound module doesn't get loaded until after the initramfs does 
the switchroot, which would mean the blacklist is read from your 
filesystem, and not from the copy that exists inside the initramfs 
itself. Either way, glad it worked out.

> Is this enough info, along with the core dump photos, to make a worthwhile
> bugzilla report? if not, I'm open to ideas on how to further track it.

Should be, yes.

Corey Henderson