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From: Joseph <syscon780@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Cannot open root device "sda3" or unknown-block (0,0)
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 02:51:20
Message-Id: 20101117024951.GG6242@syscon4.inet
1 My ASUS A8V motherboard went down so I change it with another ASUS MB M2NPV along with CPU. Both CPU's were AMD so no need to change flags.
2 Have two hard drives both SATA 200G and 500G
3 However, after trying to boot I get:
5 VFS: Cannot open root device "sda3" or unknown-block (0,0)
7 In grub.conf I have:
8 root (hd0,0)
9 kernel /boot/kernel-current root=/dev/sda3 pci=noapi noapci
11 When I boot strap and run, df -h it shows all the partition correctly but all showing as:
12 Size: 46G used: 30G avail: 15G
14 So it would seem to me the kernel does not recognized correctly large disk drives; but it this kernel worked correctly with previous motherboard (the one
15 that failed). BIOS is showing both hard drives size: 200G and 500G
17 What to look for?
19 --
20 Joseph


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Re: [gentoo-user] Cannot open root device "sda3" or unknown-block (0,0) Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com>