scyld beowulf question

Horatio B. Bogbindero wyy at
Tue Feb 12 22:02:45 PST 2002

On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 10:59:45PM -0500, Sean Dilda wrote (wyy sez):
> On Wed, 13 Feb 2002, Horatio B. Bogbindero wrote:
> > the problem is that of the first email in which the slave node
> > successfully boots from the CDROM, rarp request get entertained
> > and an IP is assigned, the first kernel boots, the 2-K-M kicks
> > in, the new kernel boots up and then it fails to mount the root
> > partition.
> Can you please be more specific on this last point?  Is it having
> problems trying to mount the initrd?  Is it having problems mounting
> what will eventually be the root (originally mounted on /rootfs) ?

these are the last two lines during the bootup sequence. i can provide
more if you wish. this happens after the 2-K-M succeeds and starts
the new kernel.


request_module[block-major-3] root fs not mounted 
VFS: Cannot open root device 03:05
Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 03:05
Rebooting in 30 seconds ...


do i have to edit something for this to work? 

William Emmanuel S. Yu
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