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Kernel Panic

Posted by g33kgrrl 
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Kernel Panic
September 14, 2007 12:48AM
ok,... first of all I couldn't decide whether to put this in the installed mode forum or the macbook so I opted for both...

eLive has been installed and working great for over a week, ran at work today with no problems. I got home, attempted to boot and had a kernel panic. Here is what stood out of what it said:

RAMDISK couldn't find valid Ramdisk image starting at 0

VFS:Cannot open root device "sda4" or unknown block (0,0) please append a correct "root=" boot option

Kernel panic - not syncing : VFS : Unable to mount root fs on unknown block (0,0)

I booted from rescue CD, I can mount the root partition, fstab and mtab look correct and lilo.conf has the correct info also. I checked the disk and no errors were found. I haven't done any updates within the last few boots and no kernel mods since install.

It,s running on a MacBook dual boot with OSX, 1GB RAM, Pentium dual core 2GHz, HDD is partitioned: /dev/sda2 HFS+ MacOS, /dev/sda3 swap, /dev/sda4 reiserfs, /dev/sda5 ext3

Any help would be appreciated!