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Re: More kernel problems

If you are booting off an IDE drive w/o initrd, ide-disk
modules must be built into the kernel, not as a module.

According to Joel Konkle-Parker,
> I'm attempting to build a kernel from the Debian 2.4.22 sources from 
> Testing on Woody. I've come upon several problems, though, so maybe 
> someone on this list can help.
> When I boot, I'm getting messages saying "modprobe: cannot find module 
> block-major-22" followed by a kernel panic. From what I've read, this 
> can be a symptom of a badly configured initrd. I don't need initrd (I 
> don't think), so I made a non-initrd kernel image and tried that. On 
> boot, I got messages saying that VFS couldn't find my root filesystem, 
> followed by a kernel panic.
> Thinking that maybe initrd is worth it, I added 'ide-disk' to 
> /etc/mkinitrd/modules (block-major-22 is the IDE disks) and rebuilt the 
> kernel using make-kpkg. It didn't work though, I got the 'cannot find 
> module block-major-22' error again.
> What do I have to do to get this working?
> Thanks in advance.
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