Re: My kernel can't access my hdd, but the LiveCD can.
From: David B. Ferguson (david.mcs_at_ns.sympatico.ca)
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 21:07:45 GMT
Did you add support for your raid controller in your kernel?
What file system are you using and did you add support for it in your kernel as well?
-- David- "Sebastian Noack" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > Hi, > > if I boot from the Gennto-LiveCD and pass the options nolvm2 and noevms to > the kernel, can I mount my hdd wich is pluged on my raid controller (wich > still works without RAID-functionality). After I have mount partitions of > this hdd, I have installed Gentoo-Linux and the boot-loader grub on it. > But when I now try to boot from this hdd, I get following error message: > > VFS: Cannot open root device "hde5" or unknown-block(0,0) > Please append a correct "root=" boot option > Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) > > But hde5 is the devicefile wich I had to mount for the root partition > after I had booted from the LiveCD and I don't know wich devicefile else I > should pass with the "root="-option to the kernel. > > Best Regards > Seebastian Noack