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Installation of Redhat 7.2 on DL380G2

Ayman Altounji
Valued Contributor

Installation of Redhat 7.2 on DL380G2

Hi,
I'm having problems getting RH7.2 to work on a DL380G2 details are as follows :-

HW Config

Compaq DL380G2 - P3 1.113GHz - 512Mb RAM - SA5i (no disks) and SA532 (RAID 1+0
2 x 18Gb 10k Ultra 3 SCSI drives)

The installation goes fine - custom install fine - CCISS from anaconda picks up
the SA532 and recognises the mirrored drive no problem. Once install is
complete and machine is rebooted you get this:-

VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) - I created the root partition as ext3 with disk druid so not sure about this?
Red Hat nas version 3.2.6 starting
Loading scsi_mod module
SCSI subsystem driver Revision 1.00
Loading sd_mod module
Loading cciss module
Compaq CCISS Driver (v 2.4.6) - This is later than the driver available for download from Compaqs web site.
blocks=35553120 block_size=512
heads=255, sectors=32, cylinders=4357

Partition check:
cciss/c1d0: p1 p2 p3

Loading jbd module
Journaled Block Device driver loaded
Loading ext3 module
Mounting /proc filesystem
Creating root device
Mounting root filesystem
mount: error 19 mounting ext3
pivotroot: pivot_root(/sysroot,/sysroot/initrd/) failed: 2
Freeing unused kernel memory: 248k freed
Kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init=option to kernel.

I've started the system using linux rescue mode then chroot /mnt/sysimage and
then made another initrd.img and modified the grub.conf to use the new
initrd still to no avail - exactly the same problem. Has anyone had similar problems or know of a work around or fix?
Redhat are being about as helpful as Microsoft so I'm not getting anywhere fast with this.

Cheers,

Rob.
1 REPLY
Joel Zazulak
Occasional Visitor

Re: Installation of Redhat 7.2 on DL380G2

It maybe caused by the mount points in fstab.
Or remove the 5i controller (be sure to disable the scsi interlock if you do)