> > disk = ['file:/home/name/vm1disk,sda1,w']
Try using '0801' instead of sda1
On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 13:37 -0700, Tom Brown wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Jun 2005, e&v wrote:
> > hi david & thanks,
> > the fstab is changed within the image to root / as /dev/sda1 :-) and
> > I assume that the ttylinux file rootfs.gz has the same root device
> > "/dev/sda1" (... you can't change it anyway)
> > ciao
> > On 6/14/05, David_Schmidt@xxxxxxxx <David_Schmidt@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > It's possible that the fstab is incorrect inside your image. Make sure
> > > it is mounting / as /dev/sda1.
> No, this:
> > > "kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on
> > > unknown-block (8,1)"
> means that the kernel could not recognize /dev/sda1
> (8,1) comes from the major and minor numbers, e.g. :
> [root@am3 ~]# ls -ld /dev/sda1
> brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 1 Mar 23 2001 /dev/sda1
> this would _not_ be an fstab issue, as the boot process has not
> gotten that far yet.
> > > disk = ['file:/home/name/vm1disk,sda1,w']
> > > root = "/dev/sda1"
> are you _sure_ that "/home/name/vm1disk" is correct? and can you
> mount it via loopback (my apologies if this has been covered).
> "name" seems pretty generic, I suspect you haven't changed it to
> your userid, or updated it for the path on your system?
> "unknown-block" sounds bad... like it isn't there, as compared to
> being misformatted or the like.
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David F Barrera
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Systems and Technology Group, IBM
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