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Raspberry Pi: Unable to reboot (unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179 2) [duplicate]

I just got my first Raspberry Pi 3 few days ago, however I've encountered some problem. (Please note that I am VERY.NOOB) So when I've got a brand new Toshiba 64GB SD card hoping to do the job, ...
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Kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,2) [duplicate]

What i can do? I know I can use keyboard to run “check and repair” but in this moment raspberry not see usb keyboard and I don’t have card reader near me.
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Kernel Panic : VFS :Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block [duplicate]

I was having an issue with my Pi, and ended up having to refresh my SD card with a new copy of Raspbian. I followed the links and instructions on the Raspberry Pi site about cleaning the SD card. I ...
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Won't boot after removing and inserting the SD Card?

I've installed Arch Linux on my SD Card with Win32DiskImager. If I shut down the RPi, remove the card, insert it, and start the RPi again, everything works fine. But if I do full system update in ...
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Kernel panic, unable to mount root fs on unknown-block after restart

My Raspberry Pi has been hosting a small site from home for a few days, and everything was working fine. It's completely headless, so I use SSH for everything. This morning however when I woke up, I ...
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kernel panic not syncing: VFS unknown-block 179,6 after cloning SD

I have set up my Raspbian and need to clone the SD Card to about 20 other Raspberry Pis now. I used the following command (on OS X) to clone the SD Card: sudo dd if=/dev/rdisk3 of=~/Desktop/pi.img ...
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Raspbian Stretch with Desktop vs Rasbian Stretch Lite Install Problems

I had an older pi (B+ model) running Raspbian Jesse and ran into a corruption issue, and finally picked it back up to replace the SD Card and I have been having issues installing Raspbian Stretch with ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block (179,2)

I get the following when I try to boot my new Raspberry Pi Zero using Raspian Jessie that I just downloaded from here. The RPI appears to be unresponsive at this point. It's a new Raspberry Pi Zero ...
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Kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown- block(179,6) running Raspbian NOT on top of NOOBS

I tried many fixes, but most of them are for NOOBS Raspbian installations, not for a clan Raspbian installation. I got the following Kernel Panic error: Kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to ...
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RPi2 : Kernel panic after updating, unable to mount fs on unknown block (179,2)

I had my RPi2 (used as a local web-dev server) crashed after making an update using SSH from a distant computer. During the upgrade, the console started to display there was a bus problem, and after ...
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end Kernal Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unkown block (0,0)

I have the following error after attempting to boot ua-netinst from a 64GB Class 10 Verbatim microSDXC formatted to FAT32 on Windows7 with fat32format: end Kernal Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to ...
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Waveshare 4inch LCD drivers, error after installation: PANIC: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,2)

Problem I am attempting to install the drivers for this Waveshare 4inch LCD (A) touchscreen; however, after I have installed the drivers and reboot I receive the error (displayed in the HDMI monitor, ...
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Raspbian Kernel panic

My Raspberry Pi 3 Model B outputs the following when trying to initially boot: Kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown- block(179,2) After rebooting, I still receive the ...
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Pi unbootable after restoring image to SD card

I backed up my Pi 8GB SD card using Win32DiskImager. I then wrote that image to another (exact same size/brand) 8GB SD card, again using Win32DiskImager. Now when I tried to boot the Pi using that ...
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Kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown- block(179,2) running Raspbian Jessie

My RPi had power cut and after that didn't boot and this message comes on. I put a memory card in to PC and made changes in cmdline.txt file from /dev/mmcblk0p2 to /dev/mmcblk0p6 because I have seen ...

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