Has anyone used the rpm package on a redhat 6.2 system?

Judd Tracy jtracy at ist.ucf.edu
Tue Nov 28 10:34:59 PST 2000

On Tue, 28 Nov 2000, Robert Sand wrote:

> I am not getting the kernel to boot on my VALinux server with the real RedHat
> 6.2 distribution.  When I try to boot it I get these errors:
> VFS: Cannot open root device 08:07
> Kernel Panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs 08:07

This sounds to me like the drivers (ide or scsi) are modules, and of 
course you can't mount the root device if the modules can't be loaded.  I
had a similar problem when I recompiled the kernel and made the scsi
driver modules without realizing the root partition was on a scsi drive.
> It is in Lilo correctely but when the rpm package was installed with the -U
> option I get this error message and the rpm upgrade stops:
> package sound.o not found in file index
> Any help would be appreciated.
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