Has anyone used the rpm package on a redhat 6.2 system?
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.
> Robert Sand.
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