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Re: [Xen-users] Suse 9.3 "kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable tomoun

To: Tom Brown <tbrown@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Suse 9.3 "kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable tomount root fs on unknown-block (8, 1)"
From: James Bulpin <james@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 00:05:27 +0100
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Tom Brown wrote:
Anyhow, to cut a long story short...
/home/name/vm1disk file does exist, but apparently is not a valid
filesystem. And that is likely to take more than a few sentences to
explain away :-(

It looks like the loopback mounting of this file may be failing, have a look in xend-debug.log.

Is /home/name NFS mounted? If so, it might be exported with root squash which will cause problems. See if you can loopback mount vm1disk. Try copying vm1disk to /tmp and see if you can get the VM to start with file:/tmp/vm1disk.


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