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Old 09-23-2008, 10:46 AM   #1
bbcannon
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Vanilla kernel config gives kernel panic: Unable to find VolGroup0


Hello,

I am using Fedora 7 on an 8yr old pc. I am trying to build a vanilla kernel (2.6.26.3). I used xconfig to select what I thought might be appropriate settings, but apparently I've done something wrong. When booting with the new kernel I get a kernel panic which looks something like this:

Searching for logical volumes:
Unable to find VolGroup0
...
... could not mount /root
... could not mount /proc
... could not mount /sys
kernel panic...

I've searched through forums and googled, but don't see much that I thought would help me. In my config I did enable LVM.

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance,
bbc
 
Old 09-24-2008, 03:48 AM   #2
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maybe you lack the driver for one hard drive of VolGroup0. Make sure your chipset is configured in your kernel.
 
  


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