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Re: 2.4.7 kernel problem

On Wed, 8 Aug 2001, Zoltan Nagy wrote:

> Hi,
> I use the unstable distribution on a Dell Inspiron 4000 laptop. The recompiled
> 2.4.7 kernel doesn't work. At the boot time it can't mount the root file
> system and the booting process stops with the following message:
> request_module[block-major-3]: Root fs not mounted
> VFS: Cannot open root device "hda6" or 03:06
> Plese append a correct "root=" boot option
> Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 03:06

Funny, I have exactly the opposite problem. I also have a Dell Inspirion

I can't get a debian kernel to run and get the error message you get. The
package I've tried is kernel-image-2.4.5-686. I have so far been running
2.2.18pre21 which runs like a dream.


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