Kernel panic: Can't mount / on PE2450 & SuSE 7.2
Matt_Domsch at Dell.com
Thu Mar 14 15:19:01 CST 2002
> Nope, no joy. "fsck -y /dev/sda11" (my root directory)
> returns "No such device or address."
You've got the famous device ordering problem, in spades. :-)
watch the kernel messages as modules get inserted
Try to compare the three and figure out where your disks are. :-)
Originally, you said the kernel errored out with:
VFS Cannot open root device "80b" or 08:0b
Please append a correct "root=" boot option
Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 08:0b
So, either your initrd or your boot loader thinks that your / file system is
But, rescue mode is loading modules and detecting disks in a different order
than your normal running system, fdisk /dev/sda11 because /dev/sda isn't the
same in rescue mode as normal boot.
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