Kernel Panic!

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Mon Feb 21 07:31:34 PST 2005

On February 21, 2005 06:28 am, Steven Pasternak wrote:
> I just build an LFS 6.0 system (with some newer packages than needed) and
> when I finally go to boot up, I get this:
> VFS: Cannot open root device 'hdb5' or unknown block (3,69)

Go back to your LFS kernel configuration and double-check to make sure you 
selected the right IDE drivers.

Before your kernel panics, you should see messages scroll by with regards to 
detected hardware. It goes quick so watch closely. Check if you see any IDE 
messages and if it detected any harddrives and partitions.

Gerard Beekmans

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