Re: Kernel Panic After Sarge Dist-upgrade To Kernel Image 2.4.27-2-386
--- Kent West <email@example.com> wrote:
> Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> > VFS: Cannot open rootdevice "301" or 30:01
> > Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> > Kernel panic: VFS unable to mount root fs on 30:01
> > Ok, not worried at this time as I have my woody
> CD's and can do a
> > rescbf24 to mount woody still installed and
> correct the lilo.conf but,
> > here are the related boot messages when attempting
> > request_modules_hostadapter]: Root fs not mounted
> (repeated once)
> > ...
> > cramfs: wrong magic
> > Fat: bogus logical sector size 5202
> > read_super_block: can't find a reiserfs filesystem
> on (dev 03:03,
> > block 64, size 1024)-repeated once
> > Kernel panic: VFS unable to mount root fs on 03:05
> > Now I'm worried. Note: I don't have a reiserfs
> file system, only an
> > ext3 fs since day one on all partitions.
> If I understand, you have a dual-boot system, with
> Sarge and Woody.
> Sarge's boot is hosed, but you've tried to boot off
> the Woody
> installation CD into the Woody installation, and it
> fails also.
> Is this correct?
> If it were me, I'd boot off a LiveCD, such as
> Knoppix or Kanotix, then
> run cfdisk to see what partitions are defined. I'd
> mount the / partition
> on the hard drive, and look to see what /etc/fstab
> says, and take a look
> at the initrd issues you mention. My gut instinct
> (not having adequate
> info), is that either your partition table is
> scrambled, your drive is
> failing, or you're not feeding the correct
> parameters to the Woody CD.
> Kent West
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If it's an initrd kernel, I do recall reading
something about issues with the upgrade to sarge and
initrd kernels. Might be worth checking out the Sarge
release notes on debian.org...
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