cannot open root device hda3

DJ Lucas dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Jan 28 19:31:10 PST 2009


Ralph Porter wrote:
> Hello folks.
> 
> I'm working lfs book 6.4 (have already done 6.3) and am tying first time boot.
> 
> error:
> VFS: cannont open root device hda3 or unknow block (2,0)
> 
> please append a correct "root" boot option: here are the available partions
> 
> kernel panic - not syncing: VFS unable to mount root fs on unkonw block (2,0)
> 
> OK

I have an hunch that if you go back to 2.6.27.4, disable experimental 
drivers, and rebuild, this will probably disappear, the suspect being 
libata.

-- DJ Lucas




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