[CentOS] mount cannot find system /dev/root

Thu Jul 8 14:18:39 UTC 2010
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 1:42 AM, sync <jiannma at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, guys:
> I attempt to compile a kernel on CentOS 5.3 i386 which is installed in the
> Virtualbox machine,
> and its kernel version is  2.6.18-128.el5 ,the new  kernel version is
> All make procedure is running ok.
> I can generate initrd image with no problem too.
> But, when I try booting this kernel, I get Kernel panic error message like
> these:
> mount: could not find filesystem '/dev/root'

Custom kernels are not supported by CentOS.

However... that question was answered by a forum user some time ago.
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