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Re: [SLE] 7.2 Install successful, but every boot fails.
On Wednesday 01 August 2001 21:10, Argentium G. Tiger wrote:

> Anyway, in this SMP system (iWill DBS100 motherboard, 2 Pentium III's @ 450
> MHz each), I get this far, and then the boot just stops:
>
> ...
> request_module[block-major-8]: Root fs not mounted
> VFS: Cannot open root device 08:03
> Kernel Panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 08:03
>
> And that's where it stops.


> /boot is /dev/sda1
> swap is /dev/sda2
> / is /dev/sda3
> /pub is /dev/sdb1
>
> Ideas? Am I missing an important lilo hardware parameter?


I think you might be able to fix this with something like:

disk=/dev/sda
bios=0x80

in your lilo.conf global section. Can you bring the system up by booting from
CD and selecting "boot installed system"?

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