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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
kernel module.

VMware Linux guest kernel panics on boot with LSI Logic HBA and kernel

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