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Old 09-21-2004, 09:56 PM   #1
nemozny
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no initial console after reiser4


hi, i've made new Reiser4 partition, compiled kernel with reiser4 support, edited fstab, moved whole system (cp -xvfa) to new partition, but i'm not able to boot! i thought i made kernel bad, but i think not, i've tried to compile the whole thing 3times (ckolivas patch) but with no success. The same kernel is booting with no problem into ReiserFS, Reiser4 partition is accessible, fsck.reiser4 checked, i can't see any problem. I tried to compile the kernel without initrd.img, because with it the boot process ended after
"Warning: unable to open an initial console" , that is estim. 7th line.
Here is part of kern.log

Sep 22 02:55:20 localhost kernel: usb 2-2:1.0: hotplug
Sep 22 02:55:20 localhost kernel: usbhid 2-2:1.0: usb_probe_interface
Sep 22 02:55:20 localhost kernel: usbhid 2-2:1.0: usb_probe_interface - got id
Sep 22 02:55:20 localhost kernel: input: USB HID v1.10 Mouse [A4Tech RF USB Mouse] on usb-0000:00:1d.0-2
Sep 22 02:55:20 localhost kernel: VFS: Mounted root (reiser4 filesystem) readonly.
Sep 22 02:55:20 localhost kernel: Freeing unused kernel memory: 184k freed
Sep 22 02:55:20 localhost kernel: Warning: unable to open an initial console.
Sep 22 02:55:20 localhost kernel: uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.1: suspend_hc
Sep 22 02:55:20 localhost kernel: uhci_hcd 0000:00:1d.2: suspend_hc
Sep 22 02:55:20 localhost kernel: eth0: link up, 100Mbps, full-duplex, lpa 0x41E1
Sep 22 02:55:20 localhost kernel: ip_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter core team
Sep 22 02:55:22 localhost kernel: lp: driver loaded but no devices found
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: oom-killer: gfp_mask=0x1d2
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: DMA per-cpu:
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: cpu 0 hot: low 2, high 6, batch 1
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: cpu 0 cold: low 0, high 2, batch 1
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: Normal per-cpu:
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: cpu 0 hot: low 28, high 84, batch 14
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: cpu 0 cold: low 0, high 28, batch 14
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: HighMem per-cpu: empty
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel:
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: Free pages: 2016kB (0kB HighMem)
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: Active:60874 inactive:67 dirty:0 writeback:0 unstable:0 free:504 slab:1643 mapped:60833 pagetables:159
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: DMA free:1008kB min:28kB low:56kB high:84kB active:10384kB inactive:0kB present:16384kB
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: protections[]: 14 252 252
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: Normal free:1008kB min:476kB low:952kB high:1428kB active:233112kB inactive:268kB present:245696kB
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: protections[]: 0 238 238
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: HighMem free:0kB min:128kB low:256kB high:384kB active:0kB inactive:0kB present:0kB
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: protections[]: 0 0 0
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: DMA: 0*4kB 0*8kB 1*16kB 1*32kB 1*64kB 1*128kB 1*256kB 1*512kB 0*1024kB 0*2048kB 0*4096kB = 1008kB
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: Normal: 2*4kB 7*8kB 1*16kB 1*32kB 0*64kB 1*128kB 1*256kB 1*512kB 0*1024kB 0*2048kB 0*4096kB = 1008kB
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: HighMem: empty
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: Swap cache: add 0, delete 0, find 0/0, race 0+0
Sep 22 02:56:11 localhost kernel: Out of Memory: Killed process 865 (mysqld).
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: oom-killer: gfp_mask=0x1d2
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: DMA per-cpu:
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: cpu 0 hot: low 2, high 6, batch 1
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: cpu 0 cold: low 0, high 2, batch 1
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: Normal per-cpu:
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: cpu 0 hot: low 28, high 84, batch 14
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: cpu 0 cold: low 0, high 28, batch 14
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: HighMem per-cpu: empty
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel:
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: Free pages: 2088kB (0kB HighMem)
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: Active:60960 inactive:7 dirty:0 writeback:0 unstable:0 free:522 slab:1632 mapped:60832 pagetables:151
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: DMA free:1008kB min:28kB low:56kB high:84kB active:10384kB inactive:0kB present:16384kB
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: protections[]: 14 252 252
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: Normal free:1080kB min:476kB low:952kB high:1428kB active:233456kB inactive:28kB present:245696kB
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: protections[]: 0 238 238
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: HighMem free:0kB min:128kB low:256kB high:384kB active:0kB inactive:0kB present:0kB
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: protections[]: 0 0 0
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: DMA: 0*4kB 0*8kB 1*16kB 1*32kB 1*64kB 1*128kB 1*256kB 1*512kB 0*1024kB 0*2048kB 0*4096kB = 1008kB
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: Normal: 28*4kB 3*8kB 1*16kB 1*32kB 0*64kB 1*128kB 1*256kB 1*512kB 0*1024kB 0*2048kB 0*4096kB = 1080kB
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: HighMem: empty
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: Swap cache: add 0, delete 0, find 0/0, race 0+0
Sep 22 02:56:16 localhost kernel: Out of Memory: Killed process 1321 (apache).
 
Old 09-22-2004, 05:48 AM   #2
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I got the same issue after doing about the same things.Didn't bother to do something abnout it so far since it doesn't do anything to the box besides at startup.Did you also copy the dev and proc directories? AFAIK you shouldn't copy those.
 
Old 09-22-2004, 07:04 AM   #3
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nono, i only mkdir their directories (dev, proc, sys). but thanx for effort!
 
Old 09-23-2004, 05:19 PM   #4
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Talking workin!!!

its working, its working, ITS WORKING!!!

i ran mkfs.reiser4 the partition. so like format. start all over.
1)fsck.reiser4 /dev/hdb4
2)mkdir /reiser4
3)mount -t reiser4 /dev/hdb4 /reiser4
4)cp -adpv /boot /reiser4
5)copied /bin /boot /etc /dev /home /lib /opt /root /sbin /sbin /usr /var
6)forgot (not now) /proc
7)NOT mkdir /proc /sys
8)changed fstab (/dev/hdb4 / reiser4)
9)in LILO (fucking GRUB with REISER4 not even worked, but screwed my win partition) (my fault))
root=/dev/hdb4 (instead of hdb1)
10)shutdown -r now
11)few errors, but no "Warning: unable to open an initial console."
so system working
12)mkdir /proc (i forgot formerly)
13)mkdir /sys
FINISH
 
Old 09-23-2004, 06:30 PM   #5
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Good job - unfortunately ain't gonna work for me
 
Old 01-10-2005, 10:22 AM   #6
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it didn`t work as posted for me either..but just for laughs I tried cp -adpv /proc /reiser4 and cp -adpv /sys /reiser4...and wouldnt ya know the damn thing works with no error messages at all.../proc got hung on the ASPI interface..but I`m not seeing any weirdness so far..
 
  


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