Re: 1.3.71: VFS panic; Unable to mount root filesystem

tim middlekoop (
Fri, 8 Mar 1996 16:13:26 -0500 (EST)

try deleteing you r
I had problems with having a corrupt version of this hence I could not boot.

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On Thu, 7 Mar 1996, Ulrich Windl wrote:

> Even after "make clean; make zImage" the kernel dies with VFS panic; > can't mount root filesystem. I had this error before when somehow not > all required modules were recompiled. This time I have no idea. > > But: Couldn't some kind soul add a better explanation instead of > "cannot mount". Why did the mount fail? Is the device unknown, or is > the filesystem type unknown, or what? Some better message would be > great for 2.0. > > (I'm using ext2, no loadable modules, IDE) > > Ulrich >