A message for Linux.com registered users: We are in the process of making changes to the Linux forums. Starting Monday, 8/13/18 at 6:00 PM PT, you will be unable to access the forums. They will re-launch as soon as possible on Wednesday, 8/15/18 with new features and improved functionality. Thank you for your patience and stay tuned for the new improved forums.

July 18, 2009

dsl boot problems (kernel panic)

i just installed dsl on a flash drive and im trying to use it on my dell insp. 1200 when i try to boot the dsl screen comes up i hit enter and it trys to boot and then a error message comes up and says :

Kernel panic: VFS: unable to mount root fs on 03:02

im pretty new to linux so i have no idea how to fix this any help would be great

o and i don't know if this helps but i have no os installed on this computer xp completly crashed and i don't have the xp disc anymore and i don't really think i would install it if i did thanks

Click Here!