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Re: kernel panic: VFS: unable to mount root fs



its possible you forgot to include scsi support in your kernel, i have
made that mistake and gotten that error many times.

nate

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On Mon, 18 Oct 1999, T.V.Gnanasekaran wrote:

> hello,
> I am trying to install kernel 2.2.12. I compiled as documented in the
> README of the kernel source distribution.  I edited lilo.conf and exec
> lilo and added. My root dev=/dev/sda3 (extend partition) boot=/dev/sda
> But when I tried booting the new kernel, I got 
> 
> VFS: Cannot open root device 08:06
> Kernel Panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 08:06
> 
> what should I do now?
> 
> -gnana
> 
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