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Old 03-14-2004, 10:19 PM   #1
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Really confusing boot message plz

i get this when i boot up SuSe 9.0 pro in GRUB

VFS: Mounted root (ext filesystem).
Loading Kernel /fs/reiserfs/reiserfs.o
Kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k block-major-9, errno=2
VFS: Cannot open root device "" or 08:05
pleace append a correct "root=" boot option
Try booting with pci=noacpi, acpi=ht, or acpi=off on the command line.
If one helps, please report the following lines:
DMI: BIOS: Phoenix Technologies LTD, 6.00, 08/29.2001
DMI: System: Intel coproration, witney system CR Board Revision A0
DMI: Board: Intel Corporation, Whitney System CR Platform, None
Kernel Panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 08:05

i tried pci=noacpi, acpi=ht, and acpi=off

is pci=noacpi supposed to be acpi=noacpi maybe?

I also tried root=/dev/hda4/ which is where i have SuSe installed.

This system boots XP and Red Hat 9 fine.

i am a noob so please go slow
Old 03-15-2004, 03:27 AM   #2
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Old 03-15-2004, 07:09 AM   #3
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I have GRUB and LILO both installed LILO on SuSe, GRUB on RED do i get the file?


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