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Can't find root partition

Link to this post 19 Oct 11

Hello to all who read!
I recently installed Slackware on my PC but I have caught a bit of a snag:
I installed Slack on /dev/sdb8 but whenever I try to boot to it, I get a kernel panic message saying "Invalid 'root=' command, try these partitions: /dev/sda1 /dev/sda2". I even checked lilo.conf and it said to use /dev/sdb8 as root.
Any thoughts?
Thanks to all posts!

Link to this post 31 Oct 11

Please share the contents of your /etc/fstab and /etc/lilo.conf files here so we can help diagnose the issue.

Link to this post 31 Oct 11

@mfillpot
Sorry about the delay, but I have already resolved the issue.
I had to append "rootdelay=##" to the kernel in lilo.conf
Thanks anyway!

Link to this post 01 Nov 11

I am glad that you got it sorted out.
I am sorry for my delayed response, I have been busy entertaining family from out of town.

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