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  1. #1

    kernel panic help, (i have no cd to fix it)

    I recently upgraded my ArchLinux system, and ran into a kernel panic error.

    The error: kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)

    my situation: only a floppy drive to boot off of (for somereason, my dvd drive stopped working on start up, so i cant boot off of it)

    everyone i talk to says how to boot off of a cd and fix it, but none know how to fix it from a floppy.

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    Linux Guru antidrugue's Avatar
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    Oct 2005
    Montreal, Canada
    I believe you can boot Archlinux using those instructions :

    The "root floppy" they refer to can be made using this file :
    "To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old', you derive security; from the 'new', you gain the flow."

    -Bruce Lee

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    I read that, and have the 2 floppies. but how do i fix my computer?

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    So no one knows what to do? So i have to do a fresh install?

    does anyone have any recomendations for a floppy instalation?

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