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Description of problem:
The kernel panics as soon as I press enter to boot at the installer's prompt.
First time it complained of a bad /dev/hda2 partition (can't recall the exact message). Since that drive had been used for debian before, I wiped the whole drive, restarted (rebooted w/ the FC4-x86_64 dvd) with a blank /dev/hda and then it panicked with this message:
VFS: Cannot open rrot device "<NULL>" or unknown-block (3,2)
Kernel panic: not syncing VFS Unable to mount root fs on unknown fs on unknown-block (3,2)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Insert DVD of FC4-X86_64
2.At the prompt, just press ENTER
Actual Results: Display of the call trace, freeze.
Expected Results: The kernel should have booted and the installer should have started.
I forgot to mention...
Before I wiped the disk, when it complained about /dev/hda2 being bad (so sorry
I can't recall the exact message), I thought that weird, considering there were
no /dev/hda2 on the system. It crashed the same way as it did when I wiped the
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*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 159026 ***