[LUNI] KERNEL PANIC due to 2nd hard drive removal
mike at tuxnami.org
Tue Aug 20 07:09:12 CDT 2002
> Linux Community:
> I have 2 hard drives hooked up on my RH7.2 machine. The first
> Hard Drive
> /dev/hda1 /(root) ext3
> /dev/hda2 /boot ext3
> The second hard drive is not mounted, but is recognized by
> the BIOS as /dev/hdc with 3 partitions:
> /dev/hdc1 ext2
> /dev/hdc2 Extended
> /dev/hdc5 swap
> I need to remove the second hard drive and reboot, but this
> causes a kernel panic. Does anyone know exactly what I could
> do to remove this without causeing a kernel panic? Why is it
> panicking? Beacuse I can't find the boot sector on drive 2
> that was mapped to the boot partiition of the first drive by
> Linux System when it first recognized the hard drive?
It would also be very helpful if we had the exact verbage of the panic.
It usually tells you exactly what has gone wrong with the boot, and a
starting point for fixing it.
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