Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 03:01
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Wed Nov 12 09:47:07 PST 2003
On Wed, 12 Nov 2003, Gregory Davis wrote:
> Paul Sutherland wrote:
> > kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k block-major-3, errno = 2
> > VFS: Cannot open root device "301" or 03:01
> > Please append correct "root=" boot option
> > Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 03:01
> > Does anyone know what this means or how to go about solving it? Thanks
> > for your help
> > Paul
> Aside from module based filesystems, I've seen people try to make a ramdisk
> and use initrd, without a loopback device in /dev. So initrd was not made,
> but the kernel was installed and people reboot into a similar error. If
> your FS types are not modules, try disabling ramdisk use altogether.
You meant 'initrd', right?
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