Bug#114926: Using a 2.4 kernel produces panic while loading the root floppy.
On Mon, 08 Oct 2001 21:46:46 -0500
Marvin Stodolsky <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> When modifying a rescue disk with a replacement linux kernel.
> $ mount /dev/fd0 -t msdos /mnt
> and NOT /floppy as mount point!!! before copying over the new kernel
Well, rdev.sh looks for "linux" on the $PWD, so I guess
/floppy works as well.
> # CONFIG_BLK_DEV_XD is not set
> # CONFIG_PARIDE is not set
> # CONFIG_BLK_CPQ_DA is not set
> # CONFIG_BLK_CPQ_CISS_DA is not set
> # CONFIG_BLK_DEV_DAC960 is not set
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_NBD=m <not necessary for you.
I tried with this configuration but it paniced... After trying with
other kernel versions (2.4.9 and 2.4.10-ac10 worked) I suspect
this is a kernel issue.
I suggest you to close this bug, as it seems that it's not
BTW, thanks very much for your help :-)