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Bug#521343: Can't repair a lilo+root-on-LVM system

Hi Eddy,

On Donnerstag, 26. März 2009, Eddy Petrișor wrote:
> Two days ago after upgrading the lenny 2.6.26-1-686 kernel I didn't
> shut down the system, I put it in hibernate. The next day, when I
> powered the computer, it failed to boot right after loading the kernel
> and checking the BIOS with the message:

AFAIK this is just not supported, that is, hibernating one kernel and the 
resuming with another. I'm just not mailing -done@ because of your other 

> I thought that, because of the kernel upgrade, I had to run Lilo and
> the problem would go away.

Uhm, doenst that happen automatically with lilo? Sounds like a bug in lilo to 

> I observed that the 253 major was the proper one under the rescue
> environment, so probably since update-initramfs and lilo were ran from
> the rescue environment,

Again, sounds like a user error...

> Note that after I did one more update initrd - lilo - reboot cycle the
> hack in the scripts/local wasn't used anymore, which makes me believe
> even more that the environment in which the initrd update/lilo run is
> done impacts the correct creation of /dev/root in the initrd
> environment.

Hm, maybe there is something worthy to reassign to initramfs-tools, but maybe 
this should just be closed?


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