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[Xen-devel] Re: domU kernel panic with root fs

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Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: domU kernel panic with root fs
From: Dan Cardamore <dan@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 22:47:08 +0000 (UTC)
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Bjoern Sessler <bjoern.sessler <at> web.de> writes:
> Hi,
> i installed xen 2.0 on my new installed gentoo box. xen0 works great, 
> but i can't get domU kernel to mount root fs:
> VFS: Cannot open root device "sda5" or unknown-block(8,5)
> Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 
> unknown-block(8,5)

I'm having the exact same problem, does anyone know of a solution?

>From dom0 I can 'mount -o loop rootfs /mnt/loop' no problems.  It's an ext3
filesystem which my 2.4.27 kernel supports.


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