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Re: kernel panic error

On Sb, 17 iul 10, 23:10:39, Anand Sivaram wrote:
> >
> > Could you please elaborate on that? How can UUID fail if you have
> > modules compiled in the kernel, since UUID is a property of the
> > filesystem?
> Even if every driver is compiled into the kernel, an initrd may be required
> to
> use root=UUID=....format.
> That is what my experience too, finally I swithed to root=/dev/sda2
> There are many suggestions that root=/dev/disk/by-uuid/....
> could be used instead without an initrd.
> See the link,
> https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=61451

The link only talks about /dev/disk/by-uuid/... which is correct. Those 
are actually symlinks created by udev and I'm guessing they are not 
present if you don't have an initrd. But passing root=UUID=... should 
not require an initrd, because it doesn't rely on /dev being present.

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