Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: "Michael R. Gayeski" <mrgayeski@×××××××××××××.edu>
To: bill and joe <sweetangelhsd@×××××××××.net>
Cc: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] vfs error
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 23:14:12
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] vfs error by bill and joe
1 On Friday 21 June 2002 02:33, bill and joe wrote:
2 > sorry for bugging you again but i think i allmost have this wipped.
4 First off, this is the development list. Take the question to the
5 gentoo-newbies list or perhaps ask in the forums or IRC.
7 > using a scsi hard drive when i go to boot i get "vfs: cannot open root
8 > device "hda3" or 03:03 please append a correct "root=" boot option
9 > kernel panic:vfs: unable to mount root fs on 03:03
10 > i am sure it will be something dumb that i am just over looking but it just
11 > does not seem to click. thanks joe email:sweetangelhsd@×××××××××.net
13 hdaX are the partitions on your first IDE device. You need to do everything on
14 /dev/sdaX, assuming you only have one SCSI device. Go read the SCSI HOWTO,
15 it will help you understand what you are doing wrong.
17 --mrg
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