Screen dump analysis:

alvin at Maggie.Linux-Consulting.com alvin at Maggie.Linux-Consulting.com
Tue Apr 30 23:39:55 EDT 2002


hiya

>  autorun...Done
>  VFS: Cannot open root device 03:01
>  Kernel panic: VFS unable to mount root fs on 03:01
> "
>  The status of node 2 is error.

the system/kernel you are booting is lookign for / on /dev/hda1
but cant find it...
	- you probably copied kernels from differnt machines
	onto this one

lilo: vmlinuz  root=/dev/hda3
	if your /  is located on /dev/hda3

once it comes up...fix /etc/lilo.conf, re-run lilo  and than reboot

c ya
alvin


On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Ao Jiang wrote:

>    Hi,
>    I have some questions, when I install Scyld Beowulf (version 2.0 preview).
>  I am looking forward to seeing someone can give me some direction. Thanks a
>  lot!
> 
> 
>  After boot up the beowulf sys, the slave node shows:
>  "Boot: System boot phase 1 in progress...
> ...
>  Sending RARP request..."
>  But this signal seems to send forever, status of node are always 'down'
> in the Beosetup of the master node.
> 
>  I checked the website and found it may be caused by the beoserv which isn't
> seeing RARP signals. But unfortunatly I couldn't find an effective way to
>  solve it.
> 
>  So would you mind giving me some suggestion on how to fix beoserv problem?
>  Or how to send message to slave nodes manually?
> 
>  The interesting thing is:
> 
>  When I tried to reboot the master node, the slave node seems to receive the
>  messages from the master node and reboot too and enter phase 2 or 3. But
>  some slave nodes show something wrong. I don't know what they mean and what the
>  reasons are? If it is the problem of hardware, which device it is?
>  The following is the screen dump:
> 
>  Slave node 1:
> 
>  "
>  EXT2-fs error (device ramdisk(1,3))
>  Ext2_add_entry: bad entry in directory #8193; directory entry across
>  blocks-offset=13680, inode=9096, rec_len=2064, name_len=5.
>  "
>  The status of node 1 is error.
> 
>  Slave node 2:
> 
> "
>  Boot: System boot phase 2 in progress...
> "
>  autorun...Done
>  VFS: Cannot open root device 03:01
>  Kernel panic: VFS unable to mount root fs on 03:01
> "
>  The status of node 2 is error.
> 
>  Tom
> 
> 
> 
> 
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