Re: System won't boot anymore after upgrade to jessie
- Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2018 13:56:48 -0800
- From: Don Armstrong <don@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: System won't boot anymore after upgrade to jessie
On Tue, 09 Jan 2018, Elisabetta Falivene wrote:
> I did an upgrade from debian 7 wheezy to debian 8 jessie on the master of a
> cluster (1 master + 8 nodes). It seemed all went well. Then I rebooted the
> machine and the problems began. I can't boot the master anymore returning
> an error:
> *Running scripts/local-block*
> *Unable to find LVM volume*
> *modprobe: module ehci-pci not found in modules.dep*
> Truly, it boots correctly with the old kernel 3.2, but not with 3.16.
> In the kernel 3.16 case, moreover, when the initramfs prompt is shown, it
> seems not to load the usb keyboard so i'm truly able to do anything.
This sounds like the initramfs doesn't have the appropriate modules
built into it.
I suspect that your /etc/initramfs-tools/initramfs.conf has MODULES=dep.
You should try changing that to MODULES=most; and then rebuild the
initramfs using something like:
This should provide information on the modules that are being added to
the initramfs, which should include the lvm modules and the ehci
modules. [The missing ehci/ohci modules are likely what is causing your
USB keyboard to not work.]
Don Armstrong https://www.donarmstrong.com
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