Cannot boot using new kernel, ERROR: /bin/lvm exited abnormally

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Can boot with the older kernel but cannot boot using new kernel
  • When booted using the new kernel:
Red Hat nash version 4.2.1.13 starting... 

Volume Group "VolGroup_ID_17206" not found 
ERROR: /bin/lvm exited abnormally! (pid 575) 
error 6 mounting ext3 

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

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