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I'm not sure since i use a seperate /boot partition in fedora different from /
but i have an initrd section after kernel.
This is my grub.conf
# grub.conf generated by anaconda
# Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
# NOTICE: You have a /boot partition. This means that
# all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg.
# root (hd0,6)
# kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/hda8
# initrd /initrd-version.img
title Fedora Core (2.6.5-1.358)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.5-1.358 ro root=LABEL=/ quiet
title Windows XP
Last edited by perfect_circle; 12-29-2004 at 05:28 AM.
Have you tried different "root=" options? Sometimes different things read the name of your Hard drives differently. Just one of my hard drives has been read as hda, hdc, hdd, hde, and sda. This isn't the only reason this problem occurs, but it is the simplest.
Distribution: LFS 5.0, building 6.3, win98se, multiboot
If you're using udev (or devfs) and it's incorrectly setup, or you don't have a /dev/hda2 (the device file, not the device) this might happen. Not having fs type support for the /root fs compiled into the kernel can cause a panic, but iirc the error message is different.