Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

We're trying to install a server,IBM, but we get a kernel panic which says this:

VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(1,0)
panic+0x90/0x111
mount_block_root+0x273/0x29e
mount_root+0x56/0x5a
prepare_namespace+0x170/0x1a9
kernel_init+0x1ad/0x1bd
kernel_thread_helper+0x4/0x10
? kernel_init+0x0/0x1bd
? kernel_thread_helper+0x0/0x10

How could we solve this problem? I get the error after I press install ubuntu server in the grub menu.

share|improve this question
    
When do you get that error? During install or after install & reboot? –  JanC Nov 18 '10 at 10:55
    
are you installing from USB or optical media? It looks like a buggy optical drive to me, but that's just a stab. is it known good install media? –  hbdgaf Nov 18 '10 at 14:52
    
This question appears to be abandoned and unanswered, could you perhaps add more detail to your question? If this question no longer applies then you can either delete it or answer it yourself if you've solved the problem. Thanks! –  Marco Ceppi Jan 23 '12 at 16:28
add comment

closed as too localized by Marco Ceppi Jan 23 '12 at 16:28

This question is unlikely to help any future visitors; it is only relevant to a small geographic area, a specific moment in time, or an extraordinarily narrow situation that is not generally applicable to the worldwide audience of the internet. For help making this question more broadly applicable, visit the help center.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.