[FC4] HELP! grub/reiserfs problem on fc4

Jim Cornette fc-cornette at insight.rr.com
Sat Jun 18 00:58:00 UTC 2005

> Clemen Canaria wrote:
> does anyone didn't get any problem using reiserfs under FC4?
> kernel panic = not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on
> unknow-block(3,3)
> hda1 - ntfs (windows xp)
> hda2 - reiserfs (/boot)
> hda3 - reiserfs(/)
> any idea what to do?

You would want to use ext3 or ext2 as the /boot partition.
Since there is a bug related to grub and filesystems other than ext3, 
you will be better off in the longrun.

You have ntfs and vfat, ext2 should not be to foreign of a filesystem to 

> thanks in advance,
> clem*

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