kernel panic

Pablo aqui at
Mon Oct 28 07:33:06 PST 2002

Change the initrd location to... ? Thanks !

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De: Huntsinger, Reid [mailto:reid_huntsinger at]
Enviado el: Lunes 28 de Octubre de 2002 11:27 AM
Para: 'beowulf at'; 'aqui at'
Asunto: RE: kernel panic

Are you using etherboot? I've had this problem with an older etherboot's
mknbi. The initrd gets loaded someplace the kernel doesn't expect when you
have more than about 800MB RAM. The solution was to change the location at
which the initrd is loaded. But I believe the current mknbi fixes this

Reid Huntsinger

From: "Pablo" <aqui at>
To: <beowulf at>
Subject: kernel panic
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 23:43:11 -0300

Hi everybody,
I've recently added 512MB of memory to one of my nodes (it already has
512MB). It does a network boot and display the "kernel panic" message trying
to mount root (vfs).
Removing 512MB (leaving 512MB), works fine. Any idea ?

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