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I have HP ML370G4 server installed with RHEL kernel 2.6.9-55.ELsmp. All of sudden I am facing the boot problem as: Uncompressing Linux...Ok, booting the kernel RedHat nash version 4.2.1.10 starting ...
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    mkrootdev: label / not found


    I have HP ML370G4 server installed with RHEL kernel 2.6.9-55.ELsmp. All of sudden I am facing the boot problem as:
    Uncompressing Linux...Ok, booting the kernel
    RedHat nash version 4.2.1.10 starting
    mkrootdev: label / not found
    mount: error 2 mounting ext3
    mount: error 2 mounting none
    switchroot: mount failed 22
    umount /initrd/dev failed:2
    Kernel Panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!

    Please help to resolve this issue.

    Thanks
    Jimmy

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    Either there is a problem with the drive, or the disc has been munged, interfering with the root (/) partition. You need to boot a recovery disc (CD/DVD/USB) and see what has happened.
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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