Re: Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 03:03
From: David (thunderbolt01_at_netscape.net)
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2003 20:56:50 GMT
> No, it says "You don't have any Linux partition".
> What can I do next? SOS!
> It's WinXP/Linux dual-boot on my IBM laptop. The partitions are:
> /dev/hda1 -- NTFS for Windows XP Pro.
> /dev/hda2 -- IBM recovery hidden partition.
> /dev/hda3 -- Linux ext3.
> /dev/hda4 -- extended
> /dev/hda5 -- swap
> /dev/hda6 -- FAT32 for both WinXP and Linux.
I would go with Sybren's idea if you can get a hold of a KNOPPIX
CD. Then see if you can mount the Linux partition and if nothing
else maybe you can at least save your personal files if you end
up doing a re-install.
-- Confucius: He who play in root, eventually kill tree. Registered with The Linux Counter. http://counter.li.org/ Slackware 9.1.0 Kernel 2.4.22 SMP i686 (GCC) 3.3.2 Uptime: 29 days, 2:39, 1 user, load average: 0.40, 0.27, 0.34