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RE: [SLUG] VFS can not mount root
- To: "'Stephen Mills'" <smills@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [SLUG] VFS can not mount root
- From: grant@xxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Thu Aug 24 14:20:48 2000
- Reply-to: <grant@xxxxxxxxxx>
I did a
but when I mount it it comes up with nothing.
or should I do an fdisk ?
to check it out ....
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen Mills [mailto:smills@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, 24 August 2000 13:25
> To: 'slug@xxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: FW: [SLUG] VFS can not mount root
> whoops, /etc/lilo.conf - im half asleep it seems
> I booted the RH rescue CD but my drives were not in /dev How
> do I create
> these so that I can mount them and check what the problem is?
> mknod /dev/hda
> take note that while in rescue mode, vi is not available, only pico, I
> believe this is due to the size difference, vi being larger,
> if you want vi,
> mount your filesystem
> you might get the 'VFS cant mount root' if your root= line
> points to a wrong
> fs in your /etc/lilo
> If you want to rerun lilo config and your kernel is on /boot
> then you'll
> need to chroot it before lilo will run.
> Have fun
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