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Re: [Xen-users] mount: could not find filesystem '/dev/root'

  • To: "Ismael Hasan Romero" <kraziest@xxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Jerry Amundson" <jamundso@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2007 19:49:44 -0500
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On 4/7/07, Ismael Hasan Romero <kraziest@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hi there. I got a kernel panic caused by <mount: could not find
filesystem '/dev/root'> when I tried to install xen from the sources
(to compile modules on my own).

The key error is probably in the drivers loaded prior to the above message...

-mkinitrd -v -f --with=aacraid --with=sd_mod --with=scsi_mod
initrd-      -> that's the Readme way

On a whim, try "--preload=aacraid"?
Is aacraid the scsi_hostadapter in /etc/modules.conf, and used by the
other /etc/grub.conf sections that work correctly?

One last thing, before the kernel panic occurs a warning appears. This
is about "unsupported acesses", it sais that there is a problem with
the /lib/tls and that because of this the system may run slow. If
someone believe that this is important I can copy here the exact

Hmm, that's "normal", but usually independent of the filesystem error.
That may play in, though, as you've compiled from source? I'm not


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