Kernel can't find root on lvm

Jorgen Jonsson jorgen.jonsson at
Thu Jul 10 09:57:27 UTC 2008

On Thu, 10 Jul 2008 05:37:04 -0400, David C. Chipman wrote:

> Hi Jorgen,
> 		Here are the two kernel lines from your grub
> configuration:
>>     kernel /vmlinuz- ro root=/dev/dm-0 quiet
>> tosuspend=1 agp=off agppart=off
>>     kernel /vmlinuz- ro
>> root=UUID=27915760-e016-4843-9d 85-6642e29dc74c quiet
> I notice that the data passed with the root option is different in both
> cases. I notice that the kernel line for the newer kernel points to a
> device file, while your root option for the working kernel passes a
> string of letters and numbers. *First of all*: Back up your
> "/boot/grub/grub.conf" file.  Try copying the string of letters and
> numbers from the working kernel line, and replace the device file name
> with the letters and numbers. Good luck,
> 			-David Chipman
> 			PS: You might try posting a bugzilla entry in
> the Fedora Bugzilla system about this.

As I said in my post, I've tried with the UUID root line, still gets 
can't find /dev/root

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