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Re: rolling a kernel for a different machine

Andrew Dixon <andrew_dwight_dixon@yahoo.com> writes:

> Hi All,
> sorry for posting this to this list as it isn't a
> development question but no one on the debian-user or
> debian-laptop lists seemed to know.
> I'm trying to build a kernel for my laptop (Sony Vaio
> F250) on my desktop machine.  I tried the following:
>     #make config
>     ...
>     #make dep
>     #make clean
>     #make bzdisk
>     then tried to start my laptop with the boot disk. 
> It goes smoothly through the partition check at which
> point I get the error:
>     Invalid session number or type of track
>     Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on
> 03:01
> This boot disk will, however, boot the desktop machine
> without a hitch.

Sounds like perhaps you don't have ramdisk or loopfs support perhaps,
in that kernel?

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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