Gentoo root-on-lvm boot problem
When i use genkernel it boots fine, but when i use manual kernel (but with the same kernel confiration + manual initrams), i have error "Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block".
I also noticed that with manual kernel, volume groups and pg are not detected at all. i use EXT4 on boot and root, also checked that dm-mod is included. any suggestion, please?
Use UUID to identify partitions
use uuid to identify correct partitions, at one point when I was running a manually configured kernel and also genkernel one reported hda and the other reported sda ... by using
Originally Posted by MikeTbob
root=/dev/disk/by-uuid/.... in /boot/grub/grub.conf and
/dev/disk/by-uuid/... in /etc/fstab I was able to boot from either kernel
If this does not cure the issue it will at least allow you to rule this out as the issue ...