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Red Hat nash version 3.5.14 starting Loading jbd.o module Journalled Block Device driver loaded Loading ext3.o module Mounting /proc filesystem Creating block devices VFS: Cannot open root device "LABEL=/" or 00:00 By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Search this Thread 12-22-2004, 01:49 PM #1 Starchild Member Registered: Sep 2003 Location: At a tea party with Alice in Wonderland. This also fixed a problem with compiling the NVidia graphics driver. weblink

Distribution: Fedora 7 Posts: 65 Original Poster Rep: Hi root partition is /dev/sdb6 ,ie, it's the partition directly after the boot partition. If it is another digit (like 8), it is unable to identify the file system (but is able to access the hardware). Find More Posts by masand 12-25-2004, 08:26 AM #8 Starchild Member Registered: Sep 2003 Location: At a tea party with Alice in Wonderland. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

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Open Source Communities Subscriptions Downloads Support Cases Account Back Log In Register Red Hat Account Number: Account Details Newsletter and Contact Preferences User Management Account Maintenance My Profile Notifications Help Log My story is this: I've been using the reiser file system for years and have been very happy with it and have kept up with new releases as they were available. The host is an older IBM Server with double PIII processors running each at 500Mhz. (Yes I know it's kind of slow but it servers the purpose...

Check if the kernel parameter for root= is pointing to the correct partition. Now the fedora is not booting properly. Solution is here: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla....cgi?id=126953 Quote: Additional Comment #1 From C.Laurence Gonsalves on 2004-06-30 14:50 ------- It looks like the problem was due to the initrd being incomplete. Vfs Cannot Open Root Device Redhat Ask questions about Fedora that do not belong in any other forum.

You can have two partition/filesystems with the same LABEL= when you duplicate an installation using dd. Please Append A Correct Root= Boot Option Nothing worked. Thanks, Shibu John. I've seen different people getting this or a similar error, but for different reasons.

Anyhoo, I tried to uppgrade to FC 3, see if that will solve it. Please Append A Correct Root= Boot Option Here Are The Available Partitions My VMware | VMware.comSearch ActivityBrowseAll ContentBlog PostsDiscussionsDocumentsPollsBookmarksPopular tagsCommunitiesGroupsPeopleLog inRegisterHomeVMTN Forums Mobile AppsBlogsTwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInYouTubeGroupsPodcasts vSphere NSXVirtual SAN vCenterFusionWorkstationvExpertVMware {code} CloudCredSubmit a Link Home > VMTN > Workstation Player > Discussions Please Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed

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InspectorClusea View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by InspectorClusea 01-18-2006, 04:39 AM #12 assa9 LQ Newbie Registered: Jan 2006 Posts: Its driver contained in 2.6.27.4 kernel and it is called "FUSION MPT" and listed in menuconfig utility as follows:In Device Drivers collection,[ ] Fusion MPT device support --->and it contains following Vfs Cannot Open Root Device Or Unknown-block(0 0) Last edited by Starchild; 12-25-2004 at 03:07 PM. Vfs Cannot Open Root Device Please Append A Correct Root Boot Option Share This Page Legend Correct Answers - 10 points Red Hat Customer Portal Skip to main content Main Navigation Products & Services Back View All Products Infrastructure and Management Back Red

I'm also considering upgrading to FC3, hoping that that might kill the problem. http://bovbjerg.net/cannot-open/vfs-cannot-open-root-device-ram0-or-unknown-block.php Mimsy were the Borogoves - why is "mimsy" an adjective? As a result, they copy the kernel to the root file system (/) whereas the boot loader still expects the kernel image to be on the /boot partition. I may have seen this problem with reiser3 also....not sure. Vfs Cannot Open Root Device Centos

please help me to solve this problem. Compile your kernel, reboot and it should be fine. So that is as it should be. (Btw setting this to hd1,5 will cause the system to hang much earlier with a different error message, as I have no kernel images http://bovbjerg.net/cannot-open/vfs-cannot-open-root-device-unknown-block.php Password Fedora This forum is for the discussion of the Fedora Project.

asked 5 years ago viewed 35978 times active 3 years ago Linked 3 Kernel panic in version 3.0.0-13 prevents login (“VFS not syncing” error) Related 1Kernel panic: unable to mount root Cannot Open Root Device Mapper/volgroup-lv_root Open Source Communities Comments Helpful 27 Follow After update, kernel panic at boot with error: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) Solution Verified - Updated 2016-11-07T05:11:00+00:00 - English English 日本語 Please type your message and try again. 1 Reply Latest reply: Sep 7, 2012 2:52 PM by continuum Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-bloc(8,2)

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I just sshd' in so here are the results of fdisk:Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylindersUnits = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes Device Notify me of new posts via email. View Responses Resources Overview Security Blog Security Measurement Severity Ratings Backporting Policies Product Signing (GPG) Keys Discussions Red Hat Enterprise Linux Red Hat Virtualization Red Hat Satellite Customer Portal Private Groups Vfs Cannot Open Root Device Mapper Can anyone help me to understand what I am doing bad or why is that error? 3957Views Tags: none (add) linuxContent tagged with linux, kernelContent tagged with kernel, slackwareContent tagged with

Generally speaking one can say that, if the first digit is 0, then the kernel is unable to identify the hardware. Last edited by Starchild; 12-22-2004 at 05:04 PM. Featured Posts VFS: cannot open root deviceIf you're trying to install gentoo on VMWare (or on any machine with a SCSI-harddrive), you might get the following error after settup up grub… http://bovbjerg.net/cannot-open/ubuntu-vfs-cannot-open-root-device-or-unknown-block-0-0.php Check if you have built in (and not as a module) support for the bus / protocol that your harddisk controller uses.

Does an Eldritch Knight's war magic allow Extra Attacks? Addendum: It is also advisable to include doscsi as a boot parameter in your grub config, e.g. Please type your message and try again. 0 Replies Latest reply: Apr 12, 2006 5:08 AM by thesilentman cannot open root device or unknown block(0,0) on first boot Fedora Core 5 How to reduce the width of the equation in a text paragraph?

Trying buslogic drivers instead of the LSI.