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SubjectRe: Raid 1/upgrade to 2.2.16
David Lang wrote:
>
> One thing is that Redhat patches their kernels so the stock kernels
> willnot work with the tools that redhat ships.
>
> another problem appears to be the fact that your new kernel is attempting
> to load the modules created for the old kernel.
>

Yes. You need to run mkinitrd in order to create a ram disk with the new
2.2.16
modules that you just made. There's a man page for mkinitrd that should
help...

Paul
----

> I can't tell you the redhat way of doing a kernel upgrade (things like
> this are one of the resons I don't use redhat) but if you are useing the
> stock kernel you will need to first apply the raid-0.9x patches (I don't
> have the location handy, it is in the recent archive if they are available
> somewhere) and for the modules issue, when you compile a new kernel you
> will need to do a 'make modules' and 'make modules_install' unless you
> configure the kernel include everything you need for your server and not
> use modules.
>
> David Lang
>
> On Tue, 29 Aug 2000, Kevin Jones wrote:
>
> > Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2000 15:09:01 -0600
> > From: Kevin Jones <kevin.jones@shaw.ca>
> > To: "'linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org'" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
> > "'linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org'" <linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org>,
> > "'linux-raid@vger.kernel.org'" <linux-raid@vger.kernel.org>
> > Subject: Raid 1/upgrade to 2.2.16
> >
> > Installed Redhat 6.2. Set up 6 md's as Raid 1 during installation going
> > across two 9 gig scsi drives. Installation went perfectly. Decided to
> > upgrade to 2.2.16. Went through the regular steps to installing a kernel.
> > Included the Raid 1 support, SCSI support, and initrd support in xconfig.
> > Made the 2.2.16 kernel as "newlinux" in lilo. Copied initrd-2.2.14-5.0.img
> > to init-2.2.16.0.img for the ramdisk. Relinked System.map to the System.map
> > made by the make dep. Relinked Linux in /usr/src to the new kernel area.
> >
> > Now, all that being said, when I boot up the newlinux in lilo, I get this:
> >
> > <cut>
> > Loading ncr53c8xx module
> > /lib/ncr53c8xx.o: kernel-module version mismatch
> > /lib/ncr53c8xx.o was compiled for kernel version 2.2.14-5.0
> > while this kernel version is 2.2.16.
> >
> > Loading raid1 module
> > /lib/raid1.o: kernel-module version mismatch
> > /lib/raid1.o was compiled for kernel version 2.2.14-5.0
> > while this kernel version is 2.2.16.
> >
> > Opps! Unable to load md0
> > KERNEL PANIC: Unable to load root filesystem at 09:00
> > <end cut>
> >
> > I have tried a few things to "attempt" and patch the raid and scsi drivers,
> > but nothing seems to work. Have a missed a step somewhere or are there new
> > drivers/patches I should be looking for? I have tried installing
> > raidtools-19990824-0.90, but to no avail.
> >
> > The Software-Raid-HOWTO does explain somethings, however it is based upon
> > making the raid from scratch once you are logged into the system on regular
> > sdaX or hdaX partitions. Do I have to set raid up in this manner in order to
> > get this working?
> >
> > Sorry for posting this to 3 different mailing lists, but this seems to
> > relate to all three.
> >
> > \\|//
> > (o^o)
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> > Kevin C Jones
> > System Administrator - NOC (Engineering)
> > Shaw Cablesystems G.P. kevin.jones@shaw.ca
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