rhel5.6 kdump initrd problem?

Jay Lan jlan at sgi.com
Tue Sep 27 15:38:11 EDT 2011

On 09/27/2011 11:38 AM, Jay Lan wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a system running 2.6.18-238.12.1.el5 kernel.
> The kexec version is kexec-tools-1.102pre-126.el5_6.6.
> The kernel was booted OK. Then it ran /etc/init.d/kdump
> and a new kdump initrd image was created.
> A kernel crash was triggered. The kdump kernel was booted
> alright. However, it failed to boot when it tried to boot
> back the regular kernel (now with the kdump initrd image
> specified in the menu.lst.)

I forgot to mention the failure message:
Saving to the local filesystem LABEL=xxxroot
findfs: Unable to resolve 'LABEL=xxxroot'

So, we did not have root fs and boot failed.


> Has anyone else seen this problem?
> Thanks,
> Jay

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