My RHEL4 system shows the error "MOUNT: ERROR 6 MOUNTING EXT3.. SWITCHROOT: MOUNT FAILED:22" and the system gets kernel panic

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Issue

  • My Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.3 system shows the error "MOUNT: ERROR 6 MOUNTING EXT3" and the system gets kernel panic.

    MOUNT: ERROR 6 MOUNTING EXT3 
    MOUNT: ERROR 2 MOUNTING NONE 
    SWITCHROOT: MOUNT FAILED:22 
    UNMOUNT /INITRD/DEV FAILED: 2 
    KERNEL PANIC - NOT SYNCING: ATTEMPTED TO KILL INIT! 
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

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