1650 and VFS: unable to mount root fs

Matt_Domsch@Dell.com Matt_Domsch at Dell.com
Tue Dec 3 09:01:00 CST 2002


> VFS: Cannot open root device "LABEL=/" or 00:00
> Please append a correct "root=" boot option

I don't think 2.4.x stock knows about root=LABEL=whatever in grub, or maybe
even in /etc/fstab.  (Non-root file systems in /etc/fstab are probably OK,
it's just the root that's special right now).  Instead, switch back to
root=/dev/sda6 or whatever it is, both in grub and in /etc/fstab, and remake
your initrd.

Thanks,
Matt

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