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Bug#499378: linux-image on lenny hangs when running in vmware-instance



On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 10:30:10AM +0200, Tobias Vogel wrote:
> We are using VMware-Servers for our Infrastructure.

Which version of VMware? They had a bug in the SCSI target emulation
which makes the driver believe there are no devices.

> When upgrading to lenny from etch within a vmware
> the system becomes broken, because the kernel waits saying
>
> 	Begin: Waiting for root filesystem...
>
> and then fails with
>
> 	ALERT! /dev/sda1 does not exist. Dropping to a shell
> 	...
> 	...
> 	...
> 	/bin/sh: can't access tty; job control turned off
> 	(initramfs)

Please provide the complete log.

> Selecting the older kernel-entry from grub of course works.

2.6.18? Can you test the 2.6.24 from Etch?

Bastian

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