[Crowbar] No Root filesystem found

Tim Leong tjleong at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 05:00:20 CDT 2012


Randy,
The problem is still there.

Surya,
I'm not sure why sdb is coming up as primary disk.  This is a poweredge
2950 III.

On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 9:47 PM, <Surya_Prabhakar at dell.com> wrote:

> Why is your primary disk showing up as sdb when you have no other disks in
> the system?
>
> can you check what is eating up sda? what is the hardware model?
>
> Surya.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> *From: *Tim Leong [tjleong at gmail.com]
> *Sent: *Thursday, July 26, 2012 02:59 PM Central Standard Time
> *To: *Perryman, Randy
> *Cc: *crowbar; Pittaro, Michael; Prabhakar, Surya
> *Subject: *Re: [Crowbar] No Root filesystem found
>
> I have since changed the raid controller to 1 disk only.  /proc/partitions
> shows:  http://imgur.com/X4jYL
>
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 2:57 PM, <Randy_Perryman at dell.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> Looking at what you set up, I see the RAID Controller reporting 6 Virtual
>> Disks.  Did you configure one as the Primary Boot Volume in the RAID
>> Controller BIOS?  ****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> -Randy Perryman****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> *From:* crowbar-bounces *On Behalf Of *Prabhakar, Surya
>>
>> *Sent:* Thursday, July 26, 2012 2:46 PM
>> *To:* tjleong at gmail.com; Pittaro, Michael
>>
>>
>> *Cc:* crowbar
>> *Subject:* Re: [Crowbar] No Root filesystem found****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> can you do ctrl+alt+f2. access the terminal and get the output of
>> /proc/partitions.
>>
>> surya.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> *From: *Tim Leong [tjleong at gmail.com]
>> *Sent: *Thursday, July 26, 2012 07:50 AM Central Standard Time
>> *To: *Pittaro, Michael
>> *Cc: *crowbar
>> *Subject: *Re: [Crowbar] No Root filesystem found
>>
>> Was not replying to all... Oops.  Here is my reply:****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> Here is the sequence of events...****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> **1.     **Power on server****
>>
>> **2.     **Server PXE boots****
>>
>> **3.     **Registers with the admin node****
>>
>> **4.     **I allocate the node.  I don't do anything but put in a name
>> and a description.  No RAID config.****
>>
>> **5.     **The node continues loading some stuff then reboots. ****
>>
>> **6.     **It PXE boots again.  ****
>>
>> **7.     **After it loads the system utilities, it bombs out with this
>> error:  http://i.imgur.com/sOpkT.jpg****
>>
>> I've also recorded a screencast of this failure from the first PXE boot
>> through.  You can see it here:
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhQMUUgZc0U****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 1:02 PM, <Michael_Pittaro at dell.com> wrote:****
>>
>> Tim,
>>
>> The normal flow shuld be an initial PXE boot of a CentOS image
>> ('sledgehammer), at which point the node should wait to be be allocated
>> before continuing.
>>
>> Are the nodes being discovered by Crowbar, and the errors occur after
>> allocation , or do the errors occur before the node is discovered?
>>
>> mike
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>
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