Re: Kernel panic after kernel update.
On Sun, 2006-07-02 at 10:14 -0700, Spundun Bhatt wrote:
> Can someone please respond to my question over here? This *is* the right
> forum, isn't it?
Many are on vacation this time of year.... ymmv.
> Spundun Bhatt wrote:
> > Hi debian-ia64.
> > I updated the kernel on my debian linux testing from
> > linux-image-2.6.12-1-mckinley to linux-image-2.6.15-1-mckinley .
> > When I rebooted, I got the error saying the following (very early in the
> > boot).
> > RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> > Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on
> > unknown-block (0,0)
> > I suspect that the new kernel bootloader configuration is pointing to a
> > non-existing location for root partition...
> > Can anyone guide me as to how to debug this problem?
> > Also is there any literature available that will help me understand how
> > linux boot loader works on debian on ia64? I mean what are the packages
> > responsible for installing the bootloaders and where can I find the
> > configuration so that I can check whether its right or not, etc?
The bootloader is called elilo and it is usually located in an EFI
partition--something like this:
/dev/sda1/efi/debian/elilo (and elilo.conf)