There are two types: UUID, which is stored in the filesystem and is not available to the kernel at boot-time, and PARTUUID, which is stored in the partition table and IS Emerson View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by Emerson 01-29-2006, 08:17 PM #6 snakeo2 Member Registered: Mar 2004 Location: Miami, I think "lspci" list some chipset, MCP51 but kernel is not listing anything on MCP51 -- Joseph rdalek1967 at gmail Nov16,2010,8:40PM Post #6 of 17 (3985 views) Permalink Re: Cannot open root device How to make figure bigger in subfigures when width? http://ecoflashapps.com/unable-to/unable-to-mount-image-unable-to-access-image-file.html
Hyper Derivative definition. I'm looking here and I have no device.map in the directory you specified. New Users: Read This First Reply With Quote 05-24-2007 #8 GivePeaceAChance View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Linux User Join Date Aug 2005 Posts 341 The following is The grub.conf looks correct to me assuming you placed the bzImage in the correct place. this website
Say your root file system uses btrfs (which I definitely don't recommend) but you didn't select it, or selected it to be built as a module, then you'll get the error Weird. I think "lspci" list some chipset, MCP51 but > kernel is not listing anything on MCP51 > Try lspci -k from the CD. That should tell you what driver the CD is >> using.
Block device /dev/sda3 is not a valid root device... !!The root bolck device is unspecified or not detected please specify a device to boot, or "shell" for shell boot() :: Maybe it is. the one thing that i did which i dont know if it makes a difference or not is that after assigning filesystmes to my / & /home partition, i edited the Unable To Mount Root Fs On Unknown-block(2 0) Ubuntu I just used this line for an Archlinuxarm installation that doesn't have initrd, and where I can't use boot=LABEL nor boot=UUID. –ineiti Aug 21 '14 at 22:48 You're right
Last edited by fakie_flip; 07-05-2012 at 09:25 PM. I've had great help from a few people already on other topics, and this one was started in the wireless-tools thread of mine, but I figured I'd put it here since If I boot kernel option "gentoo debug *" > it prints: > > /bin/sh: can't access tty: job control turned off > > -- > Joseph > Index | Next recommended you read However, I was able to use PARTUUID=SSSSSSSS-02 (where SSSSSSSS is the NT disk signature shown just before the error message). –cjm Oct 6 '13 at 5:42 5 So I guess
As to the different sizes, not sure. Not Syncing Vfs Unable To Mount Root Fs On Unknown-block(2 0) initrd is extinct - and has been since the 2.6 kernel was introduced. –mikeserv Aug 21 '14 at 23:01 My understanding (after one day on the forums of archlinuxarm) Have two hard drives both SATA 200G and 500G However, after trying to boot I get: VFS: Cannot open root device "sda3" or unknown-block (0,0) In grub.conf I have: root (hd0,0) What do you call a device that tells a live audience what to do?
Converting the weight of a potato into a letter grade Can dispel magic end a darkness spell? They have to be in the kernel itself. Unable To Mount Root Fs On Unknown-block(2 0) My guess is that the different behavior has to do with the new ATA drivers. Unable To Mount Root Fs On Unknown-block(0 0) Gentoo They have more drivers, better chance to hit.
You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. this content Boot partition is on sda >>> >>> Someone suggested that BIOS is seeing different logical layout of >>> cylinders/ heads. >>> In BIOS setup there a choice of IDE mode, AHCI GRUB looks in device.map file for disk names. I advise Joseph (OP) to use a recent SystemRescueCd. Unable To Mount Root Fs On Unknown-block(0 0) Raspberry Pi
Contact Gossamer Threads Web Applications & Managed Hosting Powered by Gossamer Threads Inc. title Other operating systems: root # This entry automatically added by the Debian installer for a non-linux OS # on /dev/sda1 title Windows XP Media Center Edition root (hd0,0) savedefault makeactive share|improve this answer edited Oct 9 at 11:59 Jeff Schaller 10.8k61939 answered Oct 6 '13 at 5:21 Patrick 34.9k782130 1 This is only partially correct. weblink I've had this error several times before and I solved it by using genkernel, and afterwards added the above info to my grub.conf.
It seems to me I am not the only one having this problem. Kernel Panic Vfs Unable To Mount Root Fs Redhat Join our community today! Cheers.
Having a problem logging in? Keep in mind, you can't build >> those as modules. What should I look for? Vfs Cannot Open Root Device It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
anti.corp View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by anti.corp 07-05-2012, 09:23 PM #11 fakie_flip Senior Member Registered: Feb 2005 Location: So it should be root=PARTUUID=666c2eee-193d-42db-a490-4c444342bd4e. The site will show you which kernel drivers you need to select for your system. check over here Are you new to LinuxQuestions.org?
I didn't show that part of the config.) –cjm Oct 6 '13 at 4:32 I'm inclined to agree. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. ** If you are logged in, most ads will not be displayed. ** Linuxforums now Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Draw a hollow square of # with given width Arduino Uno has 2 crystal?
grub.conf file is configured correctly.