Unable to boot LFS 6.4

Hugh hugh.shang at gmail.com
Fri May 29 20:20:53 PDT 2009


I met the similar problem, too. I compiled and installed LFS6.4 in a
virtualbox harddisk. I simply replace hd occurrence in grub and fstab with
sd. Reboot. The error went away.

Regards,
Hugh



On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 11:05 AM, Gerard Beekmans <
gerard at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> Jaiyson,
>
>
> > [  2.417123] VFS: Cannot open root device "hda2" or unknown-block(2,0)
> > [  2.417224] Please append a correct "root=" boot option; here are the
> > available partitions:
> > [  2.417360] Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs
> > on unknown-block(2,0)
>
> The first thing I would check into is make sure your kernel is compiled
> with the correct drivers for your chipset. Seeing the reference to
> 'hda(2)' you'll need to make sure you have the correct IDE drivers
> compiled into the kernel. Make sure you have the correct chipset chosen
> (Intel, VIA, etc).
>
> Also ensure while you're at it that you have the correct filesystem
> drivers selected. Seeing you use ext3, that shouldn't be a problem, but
> you might as well double-check.
>
> Gerard
>
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