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Old 03-15-2002, 10:43 AM   #1
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Angry W2K and RH72 - kernel panic, need help with booting ...

I am having a problem attempting to run W2K and RH72. Whenever I try to boot linux from the W2K boot loader, the machine just reboots itself. Upon attempting to boot from a floppy I receive the following ...

EXT2-fs: unable to read superblock
isofs_read_super: bread failed, dev=09.02, iso_blknum=16, block=32
Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 09.02,

Any ideas? Please help ...

Mildly frustrated,

Old 03-16-2002, 12:17 PM   #2
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don't use the windows boot loader, it just doesn't work. Use GRUB or LILO instead. I've installed GRUB in the MBR and I can dual boot WinXP and RH7.2 without any problem.


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