Fw: Boot Problems
> From: Russ Cook <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Fw: Boot Problems
> Date: Friday, October 03, 1997 4:03 PM
> > From: Martin Str|mberg <email@example.com>
> Date: Friday, October 03, 1997 1:21 PM
> > In article <199710031550.KAA07671@ns2.icon.net> Russ Cook wrote:
> > [Klippa, klapp, kluppit.]
> > : When I reboot the
> > : machine from the floppy, a screen of preliminary configuration info
> > : displayed, then I get a kernel panic with the message: VFS: can't
> > : boot device 8:16.
> > This is in hex. In decimal it becomes 8, 22, which is sdb6, just as
> > you have said you have set it to.
> > Perhaps you said no to some neccessary config options, which you
> > didn't think you'd be needing?
> Both hard drives are SCSI. I compiled SCSI support as loadable
> of being hard-coded into the kernel. Might this be a factor?
> > I think that you need e. g. CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM and
> > CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD set to "y". Perhaps somebody else care to
> > comment?
> I'll recompile this evening, paying attention for these parameters.
> Thanks for the suggestions and info.
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