fedora10

madunix madunix at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 10:56:17 CDT 2009


I tried the attached steps for fedora10 32bit,
through rescue mode enabled the scsi_wait_scan but it didnt work

I ll give it another try..


On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 5:50 PM, Tony Schreiner <schreian at bc.edu> wrote:

>
> On Mar 18, 2009, at 11:41 AM, madunix wrote:
>
> > I'm trying to get Fedora 10 installed on a new Dell 2850
> > It appears to install correctly, but on first boot it fails.
> >
> > it gave the following message "Unable to access resume device" ..
> >
> > I checked fstab and grub nothing unusual.
> >
> > Any input in this issue ?
> >
> > Thanks
> > _______________________________________________
>
>
> That's not actually the error that is preventing boot; it is a
> subsequent inability to find a disk for the root volume. There is a
> well known fix:
>
>
> Boot from rescue cd
> and follow the instructions to chroot /mnt/sysimage, then cd /boot
>
> then build an initrd image with
>
> mkinitd --with=scsi_wait_scan  IMAGEFILENAME  2.6.27.5-117.fc10.x86_64
>
>
> (2.6.27.5-116.fc10.x86_64 should be the kernel you have specified in
> your grub.conf)
>
> edit the grub.conf to reflect the newly create IMAGEFILENAME for the
> initrd line
>
>
> You should then be able to boot off disk.
>
> When you do regular yum update you'll get a newer kernel which
> actually works.
>
> Tony Schreiner
>
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