Migration of RHEL5.4 physical server to virtual vmware platform using P2V tool results in kernel panic with error "PCI: Not using MMCONFIG""

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Issue

  • Issue observed during migration of a RHEL5.4 server. Following kernel panic error is thrown on screen while booting the system from vmware environment.
PCI: Not using MMCONFIG
Red Hat nash version 5.1.19.6 starting
mount: could not find filesystem '/dev/root'
setuproot: moving /dev failed: no such file or directory
setuproot: error mounting /proc: no such file or directory
setuproot: error mounting /sys: no such file or directory
switchroot: mount failed: no such file or directory
kernel panic - no syncing: attempted to kill init!

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4
  • kernel-xen-2.6.18-164.el5
  • Vmware

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