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Old 07-17-2001, 09:23 AM   #1
keithcam
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Unhappy kernel panic


Hi,

I'm trying to install Redhat 5.2 but I keep getting this error at different times during the install but so far haven't got past disk druid.

Kernel Panic : VFS : Unable to mount root fs on 08:22 "


Here's a run down of my system:

P120mhz
32mb ram
1st HDD has two partitions containing win 95 and the other has data
2nd HDD has two partitions one contains data the other (1.72GB) is where I want to put linux

I'm trying to install off a CD using autoboot.bat

can u help me???
 
Old 07-17-2001, 02:43 PM   #2
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How are you setting up your partitions within Disk druid?
 
Old 07-17-2001, 04:31 PM   #3
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Are you running autoboot.bat from msdos or windows? It must be run from msdos not from an msdos window in windows.
 
Old 07-18-2001, 04:08 AM   #4
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I'm running autoboot.bat in msdos not a dos window within windows.

The error comes up at different times sometimes when I'm selecting the language, sometimes the keyboard type, sometimes at the install type menu. Often it happens in disk druid and it doesn't give me a chance to create any partitions. All I'll do is press a key and then it comes up, then I have to restart the computer
 
Old 07-27-2001, 04:34 PM   #5
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Are you always recieving the exact same error?
Have you ever experienced trouble with your cd-rom (drive) before?
Check for errors on any of the other tty:s, press <alt> + lef or right arrow key, to cycle through them.
If you are ysing graphical installation use <ctrl> + <alt> + <f1> then cycle using <alt> + right arrow key.
 
  


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