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Re: Boot disk doesn't recognize Compaq DL360's RAID controller



On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 06:50:46PM -0700, Adam Shand wrote:

> i eventually figured out that if you boot off the second cd you get the
> compact kernel (doh ... been usign debian 5 years and never needed this
> before).  so it now recognises the controller, but if still fails with a
> kernel panic after it recognises ida/c0d0 and finds two eepro100's (i have
> to type it in but it looks like this unless i made a typo):
> 
> Partition check:
>   ida/c0d0: ida/c0d0o3
> [MS-DOS FS Rel. 12,FAT 0,check=n,conv=b,uid=0,gid=0,umask=022,bmap]
> [me=0x0,cs=0,#f=0,fs=0.fl=0,ds ... blah blah
> Transaction block size = 512
> [MS-DOS FS Rel. 12,FAT 0,check=n,conv=b,uid=0,gid=0,umask=022,bmap]
> [me=0x0,cs=0,#f=0,fs=0.fl=0,ds ... blah blah
> Transaction block size = 512
> Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 01:00
> 
> any ideas?  right now my guess is that it's the compaq smart start
> partition that's screwing it up so i'm gonna try and delete that,
> re-configure it via the bios interface and see what happens.

I toasted the DOS partition, but every time I've seen transaction
block size errors, I had a bad root disk (floppy or image).

Stephen

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