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Old 04-12-2008, 04:35 AM   #1
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kernel panic - not syncing

Hi every one,

I tried to replacing/ghost a centos 4.2 system to a new system(second/backup server), but i'm gettng error while boot-up

the new messages says:

Booting 'CentOS-4 i386 (2.6.9-22.ELsmp)'

root (hd0,0)
Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.9-22.ELsmp ro root=/dev/sdb1 rhgb quiet
[Linux-bzImage, setup=0x1400, size=0x15aefa]
initrd /initrd-2.6.9-22.ELsmp.img
[Linux-initrd @ 0x37f79000, 0x76638 bytes]

uncompressing linux..ok, booting the kernel.
PCI: Unable to handle 64-bit address space for
PCI: Unable to handle 64-bit address space for
PCI: Unable to handle 64-bit address space for
PCI: Unable to handle 64-bit address space for
Red Hat nash version starting
mount: error 6 mounting ext3
mount: error 2 mounting none
switchroot: mount failed: 22
umount /initrd/dev failed: 2
kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!

i've tried change grub.conf also not working.

pls help me in this issue

Thank you,

luzyS sliq
Old 04-12-2008, 07:50 AM   #2
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It seems like where your root= is mounted has changed look at the new disk layout and point it to the correct one.



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