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Re: Boot problem

On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 13:15, Antonio Luiz Pacifico wrote:
> Helo for all!
> I'm trying to compile a kernel (2.4.19) to work on my SparcStation 4. I
> guess I tried to compiled it more than 5 times. Until now I haven´t got
> any success. Always, at the boot processes I receive the following
> message:
> kmod: failed top exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k block-major-8, errno = 2
> VFS: Cannot open root device "sda1" or 08:01
> Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 08:01
> Please, do you know what´s wrong?

Your scsi drivers are modular and you don't have (or aren't specifying
in silo.conf) an initrd. man mkinitrd should help.

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