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When the server boots, it fails with the lines: kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k block-major-8, errno=2 VFS: Cannot open root device sda1 or 08:01 Please append a correct "root=" Copy sent to Herbert Xu , [email protected] I had the same problem on a 2940 based system last week. OK.

Try this entry: title Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (2.4.21-53.ELsmp) root (hd0,0) kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.21-53.ELsmp ro root=/dev/sda3 initrd /initrd-2.4.21-53.ELsmp.img Note the changes to the "root" line and the "kernel" line. Tags added: pending Request was from Herbert Xu to [email protected] Want to know which application is best for the job? Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.

Comment 7 Erik Troan 2002-05-21 17:29:28 EDT *** Bug 61043 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. *** Comment 8 Erik Troan 2002-05-21 17:45:06 EDT fixed in mkinitrd 3.3.11 what you need to do is install grub again and let it map your system then it will look for sda or hda this is a guess. For example: % mkinitrd /boot/initrd-2.4.21smp.img 2.4.21smp Make sure that the initrd you build is the one provided in the {lilo,grub}.conf. pty: 256 Unix98 ptys configured Serial driver version 5.05c (2001-07-08) with HUB-6 MANY_PORTS MULTIPORT SHARE_IRQ SERIAL_PCI enabled ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq =

I did this by creating an empty VM, booted knoppix, mounted the empty virtual disk, and brought all the files over across the network with tar and made edits to /etc/fstab, I still get "kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k scsi_hostadapter, errno = 2" Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug. Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed. In the old days, I recall a 1GB limit for the boot partition.

For the new kernel, your root filesystem must be write"root=/hdxx"inthe grub.conf.Post by jerzuhiI have this message when linux is bootinghelp pleasejerzup.s.kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k scsi-hostadapter, errno = 2kmod: I believe the second console setting to log to the serial port was throwing off the VM during boot. Or cd /usr/src/linux/Documentation less devices.txt which is likely to give you more useful info. [.reply-to: set to mike [at] fat; this is probably off topic for linux-kernel] -- linux: the choice I will bw looking forward for your reply.

Debian bug tracking system administrator . Re: Problem booting virtual SCSI disk via grub bmcent1 Jun 20, 2006 9:53 AM (in response to bmcent1) Progress...Modified /etc/modules.conf, it was using an mpt module on the old physical host. All the shared libraries are missing. Full text and rfc822 format available.

I have edited the appropriate fstab, mtab, and /boot/grub/menu.lst files and installed grub on the MBR. my site Tags added: pending Request was from Herbert Xu to [email protected] CPU0: Intel Pentium III (Coppermine) stepping 01 per-CPU timeslice cutoff: 731.72 usecs. Found and enabled local APIC!

Message #38 received at [email protected] (full text, mbox, reply): From: Herbert Xu To: [email protected] Subject: Bug#148061: fixed in initrd-tools 0.1.26 Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2002 22:17:08 -0400 We believe that We're trying migrate a physical RHEL server into a VM. Best wishes from Riley. +----------------------------------------------------------------------+ | There is something frustrating about the quality and speed of Linux | | development, ie., the quality is too high and the speed is too Often in /etc/conf.modules (or /etc/modules.conf depending on your setup) there are a list of alias block-major-xx nnnnn and alias char-major-xx nnnn entries commented out.

Need some help if anyone has experienced and solved this issue:I am able to boot Knoppix in a VM and it runs fine. I am able to install linux on my virtual machine. Acknowledgement sent to Ken Causey : New Bug report received and forwarded. Now you'd have to find out what module handles them, in this case it's sd.o .

Re: Problem booting virtual SCSI disk via grub nick.couchman Jun 20, 2006 8:21 AM (in response to bmcent1) Try:grub> root (hd0,0)grub> setup (hd0)/codeIf that doesn't work, please post VMX file.Message was CPU clock speed is 651.4986 MHz. ..... After some quick digging and few pushes of the power button I have the following information: The / partition is /dev/sda3 The /boot partition is /dev/sda1 Both the vmlinuz-2.4.21-53.ELsmp and initrd-2.4.21-53.ELsmp.img

but I want to have grub working. > > Help :( > Thanks > > Kali Kosiadis > Transformix Engineering Inc. > kalik transformix com > > "Advice is like snow--the

Fields - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to majordomo [at] vger Please read the FAQ at Index | If you missed the message, run "dmesg | grep modprobe" Actual Results: The error message appeared on screen. Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 5. I have edited the appropriate fstab, mtab, and /boot/grub/menu.lst files.

Full text and rfc822 format available. I discovered that they relate to attempts to load handlers for the > /dev/xxxx entries. > Alternatively, try the following... Full text and rfc822 format available. It's not an alias, it's a request for a driver that handles block devices with major number 8.

Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions Go to original post Actions Remove from profile Feature on your profile More Like This Retrieving data ... It seems if you specify a tty0 console and a serial console in the grub boot configuration, the VM will not log simultaneously to the screen and also to the serial