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Old 09-24-2011, 10:14 AM   #1
moowoman87
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kernel panic - not syncing : VFS Unable to mount root fd on unknown-block(0,0)


I've looked thru and found sililar threads but... They make no sense to me. Help. lol. Please explain in blonde terms on how to sort this :-)
 
Old 09-25-2011, 06:19 AM   #2
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Hello,

Welcome to the forum...with a great challenge.

Okay, for a system (like Linux) to boot up, it needs to know where to get the goods from. There is a little entry (among others) in /boot/grub/menu.lst that tells the system just that.
For this to be functional, grub needs to be in the boot partition...

Let's go from the top, please provide a listing of ./boot/grub/grub.lst and its location on the system (eg is ./boot really the boot pertition or a folder in the file system partition)

Did the system work before, if so, what was added/installed recently? Did you ever get it to work? How proficient are you with Linux?

Keeping this on the scope!

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