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Re: [SLE] cannot open root device
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 May 2004 16:18:00 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405031618.00615.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 03 May 2004 13.00, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> > VFS: Cannot open root device "hda3" on 03:03"
>
> That, according to grub manual, should be hardisk number four (it is cero
> based), and partition number four (primary) - that doesn't make much
> sense, if the error comes from grub.

That message comes from the kernel and refers to the major/minor number of the
device, and hda3 is major 3, minor 3, which is consistent with the other info

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