If you are using generic-up-223.img, you will certainly meet problems with
RH6 ramdisk. The reason is that Generic-up-223 kernel does not support RH6
ramdisk's file system ( romfs).
If you can solve the problem by decreasing memory, probably your SRM version
is not the latest.
> > Just trying to boot Redhat 6.0 on a 2*500MHz DS20 and it bombs out on
> > loading the root fs from the ramdisk.
> > I've downloaded the generic-up-223.img and the updated (28 May 1999)
> > ramdisk.img
> > When I boot it asks for the ramdisk floppy and then says;
> > RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> > [MS-DOS FS Rel. 12,FAT 16,check=n,conv=b,uid=0,gid=0,umask=022]
> > Transaction block size = 512
> > Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 01:00
> > Am I doing something wrong or is this method of installation broken ?
> I had the same problem, and went hunting on Deja.com. There I found lots
> of people with the same problem, lots of people giving strange answers
> because they didn't understand the problem (which occurs at the *very*
> beginning of installation, while the installer kernel is booting), and
> Neil, who suggested that there was a memory limit on the RedHat
> installer. Lo and behold, dropping my system back from 1 Gig to 256 Meg
> fixed the problem. Betcha it fixes it for you too. I hope I can add it
> back after the installation is done....
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