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Old 11-05-2004, 09:48 PM   #1
imranamdam
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Installation problems with usb external hard disk


I had problems here, I had Installed my slackware in External USB drive. During Setup process it can read the USB Hard Drive. But after installation Kernel panic appear. where slackware cannot mount my USB drive. Please someone help me how to make process that it read can read usb drive first than. everything gone be fien.
My Lilo were installed in master boot record (MBR)
 
Old 11-05-2004, 09:51 PM   #2
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My external USB drive IS 80GB Maxtor HDD.
Why during setup it can detect my External HDD? But not in my boot?
 
Old 11-06-2004, 07:54 AM   #3
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Check out this link:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=160834

The basic problem is that the OS tries to mount the drive prior to the USB modules being loaded. You need to add the USB modules to the initrd (initial ramdisk).
 
  


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