[Crowbar] No Root filesystem found

Tim Leong tjleong at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 06:31:30 CDT 2012


That worked!!!  Thank you!

On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 6:26 AM, <Surya_Prabhakar at dell.com> wrote:

> Just check if you have enabled virtual media.  You can disable that. Once
> disabled the first
> disk will be sda in Linux and your installation will go fine.   I was able
> to clear the problem
> in the same way.
>
> In  /tftpboot/ubuntu-12.04/net_seed file ( line 109 )  I see that /dev/sda
> is
> hardcoded.
>
> Surya.
>
>
> On 07/27/12 15:30, Tim Leong wrote:
> 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<mailto:
> 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<mailto: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<mailto:
> 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<mailto: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<mailto: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<mailto:
> 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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>
> --
>
> -surya.
>
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