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Old 03-07-2006, 01:15 PM   #1
treach
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Kernel Panic VFS Unable to mount root fs on 08:03


Hallo,

I have a serious problem, I'm dealing with for 2 days now.

I've installed slackware 10.2 at home, and it works flowlessly. At work, though, my hard disk is 80 GB WG SATA/7200.

After installing slackware, I receive the above error (Kernel Panic VFS Unable to mount root fs on 08:03).

I've tried all the possible kernels (inl. sata.i). My hard is recognised at HDC. I see my hard with cfdisk /dev/hdc. I get to the setup, do the slap partition (which is terrible slow). The same thing with root and home.

At the end I get this error, whatever I do.

I can't think of anything to solve the problem.Any suggestions will be appreciated.
 
Old 03-07-2006, 01:31 PM   #2
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Check what sata controller is used in work pc.If a lappy check linux-on-laptops for SW install on your model.Does BIOS see sata disk? What are BIOS settings used for sata disk? Any computer support at work?
Review SW10.2 install(web page) boot floppys to better judge what kernel to pick during install. Do LQ forum search for controller and SW sata install for possible helpful leads. Good luck.
 
  


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