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Bug 165175 - Couldn't find valid ramdisk image starting at 0
Couldn't find valid ramdisk image starting at 0
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 159026
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-08-04 18:00 EDT by Megan Quattrocchi
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-08-07 15:09:12 EDT
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Description Megan Quattrocchi 2005-08-04 18:00:27 EDT
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Description of problem:
I'm trying to install fc4 on a new system and it dies with the following error.
Ramdisk: Couldn't find valid randisk image starting at 0.

This is an Intel D865GLC mainboard with P4@2.4Ghz, 512M DDR.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start install.

Actual Results:  About a page of messages then it dies at...
Ramdisk: Couldn't find valid randisk image starting at 0.
VFS: Cannot open root device "<NULL>" or unknown-block (8,3)
Kernal panic not syncing
VFS:Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(8,3)

Additional info:
Comment 1 Gerwin Krist 2005-08-07 15:01:29 EDT
can you try to use ide=nodma while booting up the setup? And see if something
Comment 2 Gerwin Krist 2005-08-07 15:09:12 EDT
Read: http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=62400

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 159026 ***

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