[CentOS] New motherboard - kernel panic

Mon Apr 15 17:33:40 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Bowie Bailey wrote:
> On 4/12/2013 5:33 PM, Bowie Bailey wrote:
>> I had to replace the motherboard on one of my CentOS 4 systems and am
>> now getting a kernel panic.
>> When I try to boot up, I get this:
>>         Volume group "VolGroup00" not found
>>       ERROR: /bin/lvm exited abnormally! (pid 448)
>>       mount: error 6 mounting ext3
>>       mount: error 2 mounting none
>>       switchroot: mount failed: 22
>>       umount /initrd/dev failed: 2
>>       Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!
>> (I apologize for any typos, I don't have a way to copy/paste from that
>> screen)
>> I can boot up with the boot CD, go into rescue mode and browse the
>> files, so I know the drives are ok.
>> I found some stuff online saying that I should recreate my initrd from
>> rescue mode if the motherboard changed.  I tried this, but am still
>> getting the same results.
> Anyone have any ideas here?  I can rebuild the machine if I have to, but
> that's a last resort.

Just sort of guessing - could the new m/b have resulted in a new UUID, and
the configuration - fstab? hwconf? - is looking for the old?

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