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Old 02-20-2005, 10:34 PM   #1
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colinux errors

when I try to use colinux I get the error

VFS: Cannot open root device "cobd3" or unknown-block(117,3)
Please append a correct "root=" option
kernel panic - not syncing:VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(117,3)
my c:\colinux\default.colinux.xml reads
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!-- This line needs to point to your root file system.
For example change "root_fs" to the name of the Debian image.
Inside coLinux it will be /dev/cobd0

Block Device Aliasing: You can now handle most dual-boot issues
by adding an alias="devname" to block_device. i.e. alias="hda",
alias="hda1" You can do this for SCSI as well as IDE. You need
to be aware that if you add an alias, you need to change your
bootparams root="devname" appropriately (you may need to use
devfs naming in some situations). -->
<block_device index="3" path="\Device\Harddisk1\Partition3" enabled="true"></block_device>

<!-- This line can specify a swap file if you wish, or an additional
image file, it will /dev/cobd1. Additional block_devices can
be specified in the same manner by increasing the index -->

<block_device index="3" path="\Device\Harddisk1\Partition3" enabled="true"></block_device>
<block_device index="5" path="\Device\Harddisk1\Partition5" enabled="true"></block_device>

<!-- bootparams allows you to pass kernel boot parameters -->
<bootparams>root=/dev/cobd3 devfs=mount, dall ramdisk_size=8192</bootparams>

<!-- Initial RamDISK (initrd) support -->
<initrd path="initrd.gz" />

<!-- image allows you to specify the kernel to boot -->
<image path="vmlinux" />

<!-- this line allows you to specify the amount of memory available
to coLinux -->
<memory size="64" />

<!-- This allows you to modify networking parameters, see the README
or website or wiki for more information -->
<network index="0" type="tap" />
any ideas?


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