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uelsk8s

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Re: cd-less upgrade / reinstall of VL
« Reply #15 on: September 12, 2008, 11:46:14 am »
use the one from the iso(sata)

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Re: cd-less upgrade / reinstall of VL
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2008, 02:23:20 am »
Thanks uelsk8s, I was able to load the iso on my desktop off the usb using that kernel...

But on the eeePC, it gets a kernel panic! Says something about not syncing vfs. Could this be because it's using the wrong kernel?

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Re: cd-less upgrade / reinstall of VL
« Reply #17 on: September 13, 2008, 04:37:58 am »
On the 5.9 SOHO or Light ISO there is an "ide" kernel which may work.

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Re: cd-less upgrade / reinstall of VL
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2008, 05:07:47 am »
I don't have access to high speed internet for a few days. Is there anything else I could try in the meantime?

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Re: cd-less upgrade / reinstall of VL
« Reply #19 on: September 13, 2008, 07:10:22 am »
Thanks uelsk8s, I was able to load the iso on my desktop off the usb using that kernel...

But on the eeePC, it gets a kernel panic! Says something about not syncing vfs. Could this be because it's using the wrong kernel?
I dont think its because of the kernel, but cant be certain without the full error message.
If you can get that posted here it would really help

Anthraxx

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Re: cd-less upgrade / reinstall of VL
« Reply #20 on: September 13, 2008, 09:49:50 pm »
Okay, here's the full message

Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount the root fs on unknown-block(0,0)

The line before that says:

Please  append correct "root" option: Here are the available partitions

And then lists the partitions. It shows my flash drive and the two partitions of the one physical drive.

*EDIT* I tried the USB drive again on my desktop. It got the same error even though it worked fine the last time. I did a clean install on the USB, recreating all the steps I could remember, but still got the error!
« Last Edit: September 14, 2008, 02:15:13 am by Anthraxx »

uelsk8s

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Re: cd-less upgrade / reinstall of VL
« Reply #21 on: September 14, 2008, 12:51:31 pm »
what are you using to boot the usb drive?