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Old 11-04-2004, 03:45 AM   #1
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kernel panic error

Hi.I compiled the 2.6.8 kernel on my fedora core2 and it came up with this error:
Kernel panic:VFS .Unable to mount / FS. Unknown block(3,3)
>please help.
Old 11-04-2004, 04:16 AM   #2
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You need to compile in support for the root filesystem, as well as the block device that the filesystem's partition resides on.

If you compile it as a module, then you can't mount the partition until the module is loaded, and the module is stored as a file on the partition so you can't get to it without mounting the partition. So it won't work.

Edit: Reboot with your old kernel (or a rescue disk) and try again.


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