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October 19, 2011

Can't find root partition


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!

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