On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 06:22:33PM +0100, Arne Jørgensen wrote: > Hello, Hej! Another Jørgensen! Wow! > > recently I bought a Toshiba Portege 3020CT notebook and installed > Debian Potato on it. > > It worked. > > I installed the kernel-source-2.2.19 package and recompiled the kernel > to support APM and some other things. > > It still worked. > > Then I wanted to use DHCP, but it didn't work and after reading some > documentation I tried to enable some kernel options (forgot which, but > I was probably too eager and enabled/disabled some other options as > well). > > Now the new kernel wouldn't boot. And I haven't got any idea what made > the diffrence (I have tried a lot changes without succes). > > During the booting of the new kernel I end up with this error message: > > request_module[block-mojor-3]: Root fs not mounted Looks like you have IDE support compiled as a module, rather than into the kernel. And without IDE support, well... > VFS: Cannot open root device 03:03 > Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 03:03 > > Does anybody have some ideas? > > The laptop is not connected to the network at the moment, but it will > be later (this still works) and I will be able to post some log files > if needed. > > I still have an old, working kernel so I'm not completely lost. > > /arne > -- > stud. scient. Arne Jørgensen > Kollegium 5, 2. v. 222, Universitetsparken, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark > phone: +45 89 42 72 22, mobile: +45 21 65 01 13 > email: firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.daimi.au.dk/~arne/ Hope this helps -- Karl E. Jørgensen email@example.com www.karl.jorgensen.com ==== Today's fortune: Experience varies directly with equipment ruined.
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