I installed Alpine Linux dualbooting with the instructions here, and I was faced with the error "Mounting boot media: failed." The solutions I found online fixed the boot of the live ISO, not a sys installation, which in theory should not depend on boot media. What's going wrong here?
Here is the kernel log.


The issue was that the root kernel option was not provided, and thus Alpine was attempting to mount the boot media which did not exist. Adding root=<partition> worked perfectly.

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