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Old 07-01-2003, 11:43 AM   #1
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"kernel panic"

hello everyone thanks a lot for your advices, in am growing in linux O.S. and in every single thread you answer!

As you see i am going step by step questions!

what should i do when this message appears?

"kernel panic: I have no root, and i want to scream!
(I have installed Slackware 8.1)

thank you

minor gomez, Costa Rica
Old 07-01-2003, 02:19 PM   #2
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I have come accross thsi error i think it better if your reinstall Linux.
That will help you out.

Somethings can change but somethings do not!
Old 07-01-2003, 02:27 PM   #3
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or set the root flag in lilo to poin to the /dev/hd? partition that it was initially installed on.
Old 07-01-2003, 02:51 PM   #4
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When is this message occuring? If it is during install, this can mean that you have a bad ISO, or a bad burn. Make sure you check the MD5sum of the ISO file you downloaded. If you have the ISO on a windows computer, use either this app or this one to check the MD5sums against the values of the contents of the slackware-x.x-install.iso.md5 file that can be found on the mirror site you got your ISO from.
Old 07-01-2003, 10:01 PM   #5
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perhaps zero fill the hdd before retrying, just to wipe the disk totally clean (esp. if you've had many os install, including windows on the hdd).


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