[CentOS] Odd kernel panic, repeatable

Tue Jun 3 22:47:24 UTC 2014
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 7:09 AM, mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
> I had an old server die; we had another, same model, sitting around lightly
> used, so I did what I've done before: swap the RAID card into that, swap the
> drives, even putting them in the same bays as the dead one, and boot.
> Nope. 100% of the time, when it hits switching roots, it kernel panics.
> Adding rdshell to the kernel line does nothing, I get no grub rdshell. Booting
> from a flash drive into rescue, it finds everything, *perfectly*, and mounts
> it all, including the RAID data drives.
> I've rebuilt the initrd, and no joy.
> Anyone have an idea?

Did you try running "grub-install" after your rescue-mode boot and
chroot into /mnt/sysimage?  If that doesn't fix it there is probably
something different about the device/naming of the root partition.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com