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    SubjectRe: Panic booting 2.6.30
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    On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Michael Tokarev<mjt@tls.msk.ru> wrote:
    > David Ronis wrote:
    >>
    >> I've just upgraded an older machine (a P3 running slackware 11.0) from
    >> 2.6.26.5 to 2.6.30; the build was uneventful.  However, on reboot (using
    >> lilo) I get:
    >>
    >> VSF:  Cannot open root device "hda2" or unknown-block(0,0)
    >> Please append a correct root= boot option; here are the available
    >> partions:     <====== nothing shows here...
    >> Kernel-Panic - not syncing.
    >>
    >> I had rebooted with and without root=hda2.   The old kernel is still
    >> usable.
    >>
    >> Lilo.conf looks like:
    >
    > Add large-memory option to lilo.conf
    >
    > /mjt
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    check /dev/hda* to see
    if it renamed itself to /dev/sda*
    (noticed this a few months ago with
    2.6.17(I think) to 2.6.24)

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