[SOLVED] Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on uknown-block(253,0)
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at least one problem is quite obvious. You use a partition with only 1 GB of size for your /usr directory, this is way too small. I don't know how lvm comes into play, but there are errormessages about "no space left on device". But I would recommend to create only three partitions, /, /home and /swap (if necessary) and you should know that after a complete installation, there are about 7GB used on /
Don't forget to run lilo again after creating a new initrd!
I use to have a "failsafe" option in my lilo.conf which means that I have also the huge-kernel available. This helps when there is something wrong with the initrd or the modules. Here the lines of my lilo.conf