kernel panic after installation

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Jul 23 09:12:15 PDT 2007


On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 04:13:39PM +0200, White-Hat at gmx.net wrote:
> Hello all.
> I managed to install LFS on my pc (took me 10 hours but was really an experience) from the live cd. Now when I try to boot into my LFS I get the following lines after some normal boot messages:
> 
> VFS: Cannot open root device "hdb2" or unknown-block(0,0)
> Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)
> 
> Well, my menu.lst looks like this:
> 
> (...Entry for Linux Mint which boots normally...)
> 
> title 		Linux from scratch
> root 		(hd1,1)
> kernel		/boot/lfskernel-2.6.16.38 root=/dev/hdb2
> 
 Usually, this means you didn't build something into the kernel
(either the driver for your particular hard disk controller, or else
the filesystem).

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