Kernel Panic - not syncing VFS in RHEL6.3

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http://serverfault.com – My server is running RHEL6.3, and after shutting down, I am unable to boot up the server. I did not perform any upgrades or changes to the server prior to the shut down, and this is a new server without much usage. I got this error after the grub screen. i8042.c: Can't read CTR while initializing i8042. RAMDISK: incomplete write (32543 != 32768) write error Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) Pid: 1, comm: swapper Not tainted 2.6.32-279.el6.x86_64 #1 Call Trace: panic mount_block_root trace_kmalloc mount_root prepare_namespace ker (HowTos)