Open the kernel configuration wizard (the make menuconfig part) so that you can update the kernel configuration accordingly. New Users: Read This First Reply With Quote 05-24-2007 #8 GivePeaceAChance View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Linux User Join Date Aug 2005 Posts 341 The following is the one thing that i did which i dont know if it makes a difference or not is that after assigning filesystmes to my / & /home partition, i edited the The -k switch lists the kernel driver which is handling each item. his comment is here
It's worth mentioning I'm booting from an external hard drive (/dev/sda) plugged in via USB (my internal one went kaput). here is the exact message VFS: cannot open root device "sda3" or unknown-block (0,0) please append a correct "root=" boot option kernel panic- not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. I'll post what you want in about an hour.
Make sure the file system support is built in the kernel. Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started I contacted a system friend of mine which pointed me to this answer. Then while in the kernel config, just look for that driver.
Keep in mind, you can't build >> those as modules. I've had great help from a few people already on other topics, and this one was started in the wireless-tools thread of mine, but I figured I'd put it here since Why is innovation spelt with 2 n's while renovation is spelt with 1? Not Syncing Vfs Unable To Mount Root Fs On Unknown-block(2 0) Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
May be driver related, may be something else. Not a member yet? Maybe someone who has seen that >will have additional ideas. When I try to boot Gentoo, however, I get the following error: Code: VFS: Cannot open root device "sdb4" or unknown-block(0,0) Please append a correct "root=" boot option Kernel panic -
If it is another digit (like 8), it is unable to identify the file system (but is able to access the hardware). Unable To Mount Root Fs On Unknown-block(0 0) Vmware problem is coz of kernel only. SATA or SCSI controller is not recognized, I guess. This isn't as stupid as it sounds.
make oldconfig Set EXT4=y and any other filesystem modules (for some reason Slackware doesn't always enable it). How much time would it take for a planet scale Miller-Urey experiment to generate intelligent life YA novel involving immortality via drowning Why is looping over find's output bad practice? Vfs Unable To Mount Root Fs On Unknown-block(0 0) share|improve this answer answered Dec 30 '15 at 16:31 David King 2,538220 Well I grepped the kernel config for the names after the relevant "configuration" lines but some didn't Unable To Mount Root Fs On Unknown-block(2 0) Ubuntu Neat site too. >> >> Dale >> >> :-) :-) > > Thank you, I run lspci -n retyping all the numbers manually :-/ on > http://kmuto.jp/debian/hcl/ > > So now
I'm out of ideas, and I'm hoping someone out there can help me out. this content Grub only passes info on to the kernel. That should tell you what driver the CD is >using. Main Menu LQ Calendar LQ Rules LQ Sitemap Site FAQ View New Posts View Latest Posts Zero Reply Threads LQ Wiki Most Wanted Jeremy's Blog Report LQ Bug Syndicate Latest Unable To Mount Root Fs On Unknown Block 179 2 Raspberry Pi
To the best of my knowldege, in Debian, one of the core initramfs scripts, /scripts/local has the logic necessary to start udev and wait for the root device to be enumerated. And it still won't load. Can I use that to take out what he owes me? http://kelcours.com/unable-to/gentoo-cannot-open-root-device-sda3-or-unknown-block-0-0.html Home Forum Today's Posts | FAQ | Calendar | Community Groups | Forum Actions Mark Forums Read | Quick Links View Site Leaders | Unanswered Posts | Forum Rules Articles Marketplace
How difficult is it to practically detect a forgery in a cryptosystem? Kernel Panic Vfs Unable To Mount Root Fs Redhat So boys and girls don't forget to backup your stuff share|improve this answer edited Nov 22 '15 at 14:35 answered Aug 10 '14 at 10:18 MKroeders 1114 add a comment| Your Why is the dialogue 'You talking to me' from the movie 'Taxi Driver' so famous?
lshw and /boot/config-4.1.12-gentoo. –Alex Dec 30 '15 at 19:01 Are you booting off of a USB hard drive? –David King Dec 31 '15 at 1:46 Are you If >> in menuconfig, try the question mark key. When does “haben” push “nicht” to the end of the sentence? Not Syncing Vfs Unable To Mount Root Fs Raspberry Pi Reply With Quote 05-24-2007 #10 devils casper View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Super Moderator Join Date Jun 2006 Location Chandigarh, India Posts 24,776 Originally Posted by steve0008
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 21 Thread: ERROR: VFS: Cannot open root device or unknown-block(0,0) Thread Tools Show Printable Version Dale :-) :-) syscon780 at gmail Nov16,2010,8:15PM Post #5 of 17 (3999 views) Permalink Re: Cannot open root device "sda3" or unknown-block (0,0) [In reply to] On 11/16/10 21:45, Dale wrote: [snip] >> Generic is the one that builds everything they think you'll need as =y and optional stuff as =m, huge builds everything as =y (which is almost guaranteed to work but gives http://kelcours.com/unable-to/gentoo-vfs-cannot-open-root-device.html Keep in mind, just because grub sees the drives does not mean the kernel does.
When I restarted the machine unfortunately I got the error Kernel panic - not syncing VFS After some searching I found out I should go to GRUB and just select the BIOS is showing both hard drives > size: 200G and 500G > What to look for? > I would start by checking the kernel config. Regards, David Shen On Nov 17, 2010, at 17:25, Joseph <syscon780 [at] gmail> wrote: > On 11/17/10 16:37, walt wrote: > [snip] >>> OK I've tried as you suggested, http://www.sysresccd.org/ and BIOS is showing both hard drives >>> size: 200G and 500G >>> What to look for? >>> >> >> I would start by checking the kernel config.
Once you select what you want to boot, grub is out of the picture. I was able to successfully installed gentoo before but i was using linux-2.6.14-gentoo-r1 so maybe the new kernel does not like sata drives. Here is a list of kernel options needed to make usb mass storage work. Maybe it is.
ext4, SCSI and USB support I'm pretty sure was included (not as module). If it does, it might help you identify if you misselected a partition (in the example given at the beginning of this section, only two partitions are found whereas the kernel As a result, they copy the kernel to the root file system (/) whereas the boot loader still expects the kernel image to be on the /boot partition.
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