System with root device on LVM fails to boot after upgrade to SLES10 SP1
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1
After an upgrade from SLES10 GA to SLES10 Support Pack 1, the second stage instalation boot sequence hangs:
ERROR: Waiting for device /dev// to appear: ............not found -- exiting to /bin/sh
Boot from DVD => Start Installation => "Boot Installed system"
Download and install mkinitrd-1.2-106.61or later
Rebuild initrd with lvm2 support:mkinitrd -f lvm2
For autoyast installation problems with root device on LVM see TID#3523475 Auto installation with LVM on root fails.
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- Document ID:3024507
- Creation Date: 27-Feb-2008
- Modified Date:23-Feb-2021
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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