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[Xen-devel] VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(1,0)

  • To: xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Eric S. Johansson" <esj@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 00:17:25 -0500
  • Delivery-date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 05:18:29 +0000
  • List-id: List for Xen developers <xen-devel.lists.sourceforge.net>

google yields nothing except for indicating that it is a boot loader problem.

my dom0 partition is on a 9 GB SCSI disk drive. I have a raid1 device (md0) which I have created a series of partitions via lvm2. on boot,

xm create /etc/xen/xm-single -c

I get what looks like a normal boot until

TCP: Hash tables configured (established 4096 bind 8192)
NET: Registered protocol family 1
NET: Registered protocol family 17
Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(1,0)
 <0>Rebooting in 1 seconds..

the configuration file defines the disk as:

disk = [ 'phy:bigraid/root_harvee,sda1,w' ]

I've tried root definitions

root = "/dev/sda1 ro"

and no root definitions.

a pointer to the documentation I should be reading would be helpful.



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