1650 and VFS: unable to mount root fs

Arjan van de Ven arjanv at redhat.com
Wed Dec 4 09:18:00 CST 2002

On Tue, Dec 03, 2002 at 09:00:39AM -0600, Matt_Domsch at dell.com wrote:
> > 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.

root=LABEL is NOT a kernel feature but an initrd feature....

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