[blfs-support] kernel panic when booting with connected external disk

Kenno Han kennohan at gmail.com
Fri Mar 15 10:54:58 PDT 2013


Try adding rootdelay=3 option to grub
On Mar 13, 2013 4:37 AM, "Dr.-Ing. Edgar Alwers" <edgaralwers at gmx.de> wrote:

> We have a Lenovo 135 Dual Core laptop with two systems on board: ubunto and
> LFS-6.5/BLFS_SVN-2012-01-16 with KDE-4.7.
>
> When an external disk is connected from the very beginning (USB-
> connection ),
> the boot process of the LFS system stops with a kernel panic:
>
> ---- error-----------
> VFS Mount root on devices 8:5
> devtmpfs:error mounting -2
> ...
> kernel panic -not syncing: No init found, Try passing init=option to
> kernel.
> See Linux documentacion for guidance
> pid=1, comm:swaper /0.not tained 3.7.5 #5
> ------------- error---------------
>
> However, this does not happen when the ubunto system is booted.
>
> The boot sequence in bios is of course HDD, then USB, but seems to be
> anyway
> OK, as ubuntu boots. Without the external disk connected, both systems boot
> OK.
>
> Can someone tell us what may be happening ?
> Thanks in advance,
> Edgar
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