Re: Bug#425851: linux-image-2.6.21-1-686: 2.6.21 doesn't find HDD in VMware Workstation (2.6.20 did)
Olaf van der Spek-2 wrote:
> I've installed 2.6.21 on two different VMware Workstation guests running
> on two different hosts and both fail to boot.
> They wait for a long time at "Begin: Waiting for root file system... ..."
> Then it says:
> ALERT! /dev/sha1 does not exist. Dropping to a shell!
There is a bug in the LSI driver/VMware emulation in kernel 2.6.21 & 2.6.22.
You can use the BusLogic driver, but you need to update the OS to load the
VMware Linux guest kernel panics on boot with LSI Logic HBA and kernel
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