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[Xen-devel] Re: cannot open root device "hda1"

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Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: cannot open root device "hda1"
From: Anthony Liguori <aliguori@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2006 17:39:55 -0500
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On Sat, 22 Apr 2006 11:48:08 -0400, Lily Huang wrote:

> Hi,
> After I pull the latest xen-unstable, and do "make world", "make install",
> I cannot boot into dom0 anymore.  The error message is "cannot open root
> device hda, please provide correct root= option"

Try using an initrd for this kernel.


Anthony Liguori

> Here is my grub configuration.
> title Xen-unstable  / XenLinux 2.6
>         root (hd0,0)
>         kernel /boot/xen.gz dom0_mem=512M console=vga noreboot module
>         /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.16-xen root=/dev/hda1 ro console=tty0
> I don't see any difference from previous versions except the combined xen
> kernel is used instead of xen0 and xenu. But what caused this problem?  I
> am using Fedora Core 4.
> Thanks in advance for your help!

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