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> From: Russ Cook <russcook@icon.net>
> To: debian-users@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Fw: Boot Problems
> Date: Friday, October 03, 1997 4:03 PM
> 
> 
> 
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> > From: Martin Str|mberg <ams@ludd.luth.se>
> 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
is
> > : displayed, then I get a kernel panic with the message: VFS: can't
mount
> > : 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
modules, 
>   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.
> 
> 	Russ
> 
> russcook@icon.net 
> 


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