Fedora 8: Kernel panic

Vnpenguin vnpenguin at vnoss.org
Tue Nov 13 08:48:18 UTC 2007

On 11/13/07, fedora <fedora at ayni.com> wrote:
> Hi Listers
> never had so much troubles installing fedora as compared to fed 8:
> after installation and getting stuck when "Installing bootloader" in the
> MBR of the first disk, first partition (hd0,0), and then upgrading twice
> with the recommended option "Upgrade Bootloader" i still get:
> Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on
> unknown-blocked(0,0)
> Grub params are:
> root (hd0,0)
> kernel /boot/bmlinuz- ro root=/dev/sda1 rhgb quiet

Remove "rhgb quiet" from kernel parameters to see the errors.
IMHO, since FC7, Grub & fstab use LABEL schema:
root=LABEL=Label_of_Volume instead of root=/dev/sda1


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