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Old 03-15-2006, 07:19 PM   #1
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Kernel panic on boot


I recently tried upgrading my kernel and everytime I upgrade my kernel from 2.6.11-6(which it came installed with) i get this error on boot.

devfs_mk_dev: could not append to parent for md/0
md: Autodetecting RAID arrays.
md: autorun ...
md: ... autorun DONE.
RAMDISK: cramfs filesystem found at block 0
RAMDISK: Loading 176KiB [1 disk[ into ram disk... done.
VFS: Mounted root (cramfs filesystem) readonly.
Error -5 while decompressing!
input: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard on isa0060/serio0
Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(3,3)
It occurs with every single kernel version i have tried which is


I am running Mandriva linux 2006.0 and the rest of my specs are here.

Any help guys?

Last edited by nova-ex; 03-15-2006 at 07:22 PM.
Old 03-15-2006, 10:32 PM   #2
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Your kernels are unable to handle the filesystem in root partition. Compile reiser support in or build initrd.


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