Re: Compiled new Kernel now I can't boot
On Tue, 5 May 1998, Keith wrote:
> I compiled a new kernel and now I can't boot. It stops with a message
> like this:
> Kernel Panic: VFS: unable to mount root fs on 03:01.
> I can boot my old kernel from a floppy, so can I fix it or am I screwed?
> Any help would greatly be appreciated.
Did you compile support for ext2 filesystem in the kernel? You cannot
modularize the filesystem type of your root filesystem, because the kernel
needs to be able read the modules before it can load them.
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