[TAG] Kernel Panic Not Syncing VFS
pkiniti at techmaxkenya.com
Thu Jul 8 20:42:20 MSD 2010
On Thu, 8 Jul 2010 10:44:40 -0400, Ben Okopnik <ben at linuxgazette.net>
> On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 06:36:07AM -0400, Kiniti Patrick wrote:
>> Hi Tag,
>> Strangely enough the laptop has finally booted without the ?kernel
>> error?. Prior to this, I had run out of space and decided to free up
>> 4GB of disk space.
>> Anyone with prior experience to the root cause of such problems and
>> possible solutions, kindly gibe me some pointers.
> This is perhaps not the most cheerful news, but whenever I see errors of
> that sort - and doubly so when they're intermittent - I always suspect
> hardware. Testing your HD (and perhaps your memory while you're at it)
> would not be a bad idea.
Thanks for that.
Lastly, the system has been alternating between these two errors ""crc
error kernel panic - not Syncing VFS unable to mount root fs on
unknown block (0,0)." and "CRC Error - System Halted".
The laptop is barely a year old, so I would love to rule out a physical
This errors only began a few days ago after I ran out of space on my hdd
and decided to free up some space, "I deleted lots of files".
Any nice tools out there that can scan the disk for inconsistencies and
also probably do a de-fragmentation on Linux?
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