RHEL 5 system with root-on-multipath over iSCSI fails to boot properly on new initrd/kernel

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • mkinitrd does not include the iSCSI driver when root is on multipath over iSCSI
  • My boot-from-mpath over iSCSI system does not boot after installing a new kernel or making a new initrd


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 Update 6 or later
  • mkinitrd version older than v5.1.19.6-75

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