TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library

Kernel panic with Openstack Virtual Appliances 12.0-squeeze

diego.parrilla.santamaria's picture

Hi all folks,

we have been using Turnkey Virtual Appliances 11.3-lucid-x86 based for Openstack for a while and they have worked like a breeze.

We have started to test the new 12.0-squeeze based virtual appliances, but we get this error on boot with a couple of virtual appliances:

[    0.524819] List of all partitions:
[    0.525226] No filesystem could mount root, tried: 
[    0.525794] Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)
[    0.526724] Pid: 1, comm: swapper Not tainted 2.6.32-5-xen-686 #1
[    0.527413] Call Trace:
[    0.527747]  [<c128e840>] ? panic+0x38/0xe6
[    0.528243]  [<c13ffb0c>] ? mount_block_root+0x1f5/0x216
[    0.528854]  [<c1002930>] ? hypercall_page+0x930/0x1001
[    0.529446]  [<c13ffb66>] ? mount_root+0x39/0x4d
[    0.529970]  [<c13ffc88>] ? prepare_namespace+0x10e/0x13e
[    0.530722]  [<c13ff323>] ? kernel_init+0x15c/0x167
[    0.531279]  [<c13ff1c7>] ? kernel_init+0x0/0x167
[    0.531889]  [<c1009b07>] ? kernel_thread_helper+0x7/0x10

We are using the following following configuration:

- StackOps Distro 0.6 / Openstack Essex Release

- KVM hypervisor

- turnkey-drupal7-12.0-squeeze-x86-openstack.tar.gz

- turnkey-owncloud-12.0-squeeze-x86-openstack.tar.gz

We stopped testing anymore virtual appliances before getting feedback from the Turnkey forums.

Anybody has the same problem? Any suggestions?


Alon Swartz's picture

The initrd is required for 12.0 deployment

With the release of TurnKey 12.0 (based on Debian Squeeze), deployment of the OpenStack images require the initd be specified.

uncleofthestick's picture

Oppsss!! Now works like charm


Now works like charm :-)

Thank you for your prompt answer!

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