[SOLVED] Kernel Panic: unable to mount root filesystem...
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Sorry, I am not sure where to find this file.
I can run windows 98 from the hard drive and linux OSes from the cds.
For more info:
I have two hard drives(sda and sdb) sda hard drive has two partitions ext2 and fat32.
Last edited by Firefox54; 05-27-2011 at 04:50 PM.
Reason: more info provided
Your problem seems to be that you have your Linux on sda2 while Grub tries to boot from sda1. Open the menu.lst file you found with a text editor, search for the entry for your Linux distro and change the root (hd0,0) to root (hd0,1), then save the file and reboot.
Unity is not an OS, but a desktop environment that runs on top of Ubuntu. And if this really is a machine from the Windows 98 era then I doubt that it will run Ubuntu with Unity.
If you still want your issue solved then please post the menu.lst file.