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[SOLVED] kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown block(0,0)

After upgrading to 10.04 LTS, I get the following error and the computer does not boot. kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown block(0,0) This is an older laptop, a Dell Inspiron 8600. It’s been running Ubuntu since 8.xx, with periodic updates. The computer boots from a live CD without trouble. The hard drive appears to be completely fine, no problems mounting it while running from the live cd. I set up a chroot on the existing drive, updated the So all I did to fix the problem was: – hold down shift while booting so...