Grub "Hard Disk Error" and "Switchroot Mount" Error Caused "Kernel Panic"
(Doc ID 454422.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018
Applies to:Linux Kernel - Version: 4.4 to 4.6
This problem can occur on any platform.
When system loads GRUB boot image from hard disk, it could be seen:
"GRUB hard disk error"
on the screen and startup hangs there.
When the GRUB boot menu appears and one kind of kernel is selected to start up, the kernel gets panic :
MOUNT: ERROR 6 MOUNTING EXT3
MOUNT: ERROR 2 MOUNTING NONE
SWITCHROOT: MOUNT FAILED:22
UNMOUNT /INITRD/DEV FAILED: 2
KERNEL PANIC - NOT SYNCING: ATTEMPTED TO KILL INIT!
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In this Document
1. GRUB Issue
2. Kernel Panic Issue
1. Analysis on GRUB Error
2. Analysis on Kernel Panic Issue
1. Refresh GRUB Image on Hard Disk
2. Reconfigure Initrd.img to Support New Hard Disk Controller
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