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Pen Drive Kernel Panic

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Hi,

I am attempting to install Funtoo Linux on a USB Thumb drive but during the boot, I'm greeted with a Kernel Panic.  The thumb drive itself is not listed among the available devices which may hold file system with a bootable OS.  This is although the running kernel has been selected from a menu provided by grub installed on the drive.

I have attempted to cover my bases in the kernel choosing as many USB options as seem sensible, please see the attached.

 

Please suggest how to proceed, thank you.

 

 

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Kind regards

 

Stephen.

 

 

P.s.  Nudge.

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Hi everyone.

 

Again I am sorry, that it has taken me so long to return to this!

 

I have now tested with the rootdelay option and indeed the thumb drive is listed with the appropriate UUIDs for the respective partitions. 

I have also tested using the /dev/sdXn terms appropriate for my test machine.

 

 

Still I reach Kernel Panic - unknown block device.

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Last thing, last night, I changed grub.cfg.  My kernel booted all the way to log in.  Before setting this as solved, I will study this change to try to understand where I went wrong and report back here.

 

I've known that it was something simple that I was missing for s while now.  Soon I hope to tell you what that was...

 

Thanks.

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