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Re: Kernal Panic

You can't bring a 2.2.x config file forward. You will have to configure it by hand http://www.markybob.com used to have a pretty sane all purpose config file but it appears to not be there any more.

On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 11:01:43AM -0400, Dan Hutchinson wrote:
> Hello Linuxer's,
>   I am having a problem recompiling the 2.4.5 kernel on Debian potato
> install.  I have loaded the latest Debian base box 2.2.19pre from the
> internet and have updated the various support libraries, and programs
> from http://people.debian.org/~bunk/debian.  I have followed the Linux
> kernal-HOWTO and retrieved the linux-2.4.5.tar.bz2, bunzip2 it and uncompressed
> it with tar.  I used make oldconfig to see if I could just update the
> kernel with 2.2 settings and get the same kernel panic below.  the lilo.conf
> file points root=/dev/sda which is the correct hard disk.  I have a 3Com905C
> NIC and ATI Rage video card.  When I reboot the PC,which is a Gateway
> PIII 700, I get the following error.
> .
> ..
> TCP: Hash tables configured(established 16384 bind 16384)
> NET4:  Unix domain sockets 1.0/smp for Linux NET4.0
> ds: no socket drivers loaded
> request-module[block-major-8]: Root fs not mounted.
> VFS:  Cannot open root device "801" or 08:01
> Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 08:01
> I can reboot back into Debian 2.2 just find.  
> Thanks in advance
> Dan Hutchinson
> PS:  please cc me since I am not on all the lists I am mail too
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BOFH excuse #316:

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