Bug#57094: cannot boot from compaq SmartArray 221 with frozen boot-floppies 2.2.5
Adam Di Carlo <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> lantz moore <email@example.com> writes:
> > > You should be able to boot from the rescue disk, with the bootargs,
> > > i.e., 'rescue root=/dev/<whatever>'.
> > that was one of the first things i tried (with root=/dev/ida/c0d0p1) and
> > that's when i got the VFS kernel panic about device 00:00. which doesn't
> > make a lot of sense to me since i wouldn't figure that /dev/ida/c0d0p1
> > would be device 00:00. anyway, i can send you the exact error message
> > from the kernel panic on monday.
> So you can't boot from the rescue disk? ARGH!
> > > Can you send the output of 'fdisk -l /dev/<whatever>' where <whatever>
> > > is your boot device, as well as your /etc/lilo.conf ?
> > do you want me to get this from /target *before* the first reboot during
> > installation? otherwise, like i said above, i can't boot the machine
> > after configuring the base system.
> Yes, before that reboot would be great.