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    SubjectRe: Can't mount USB partition as root

    You'll need to load the usb modules using initrd ramdisk, then switch root
    to the usb device to continue booting the system.


    Thanks,
    Jeff
    [ jchua@fedex.com ]

    On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, [iso-8859-2] Karel Kulhavý wrote:

    > Hello
    >
    > I tried to boot Linux 2.6.0 kernel with option root=/dev/sda1 using Grub.
    > The kernel otherwise works, mounts the sda1 partition (XFS) OK.
    > When I boot the kernel with root=/dev/sda1 instead of root=/dev/hda4,
    > I get "can't mount root VFS, kernel panic" or something like that.
    >
    > Is it possible to boot kernel with root from /dev/sda1 (USB)?
    > partition table: whole /dev/sda is one partition (sda1), type 83 (Linux).
    > Tried also switching on and off hotplugging in kernel and it didn't help.
    >
    > Cl<
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