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Re: booting 2.4.4



On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 11:17:04AM -0500, Dimitri Maziuk wrote:
> On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 01:42:20PM +0200, Daniel Faller wrote:
> > Hi,
> >  
> > I was using kernel 2.4.3 without any problems, but kernel 2.4.4 refuses to
> > boot. 
> 
> FWIW I have 2.4.4 booting like a charm here. I didn't change my
> lilo.conf either.

Me too: I've followed all the 2.4.x kernels except 2.4.3 which wouldn't
compile on my box. I always do a make-kpkg build-package and then do an
install of the kernel which has been wrapped into a deb. This also runs
lilo to update kernel used on boot.

No problems here at all.

> 
> > But no success, it refuses to boot and basically tells me that it can not 
> > find my /root partiton, but a "root=..." line is included in lilo.conf.
> > 
> > So what can I do in order to boot kernel 2.4.4 ? 
> 
The only thing I can think is that you've got your / partition as a reiser
partition? Do you have a seperate /boot partition that's ext2?

Apart from that, I can't think of owt else.

Matthew

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Matthew Sackman
Nottingham,
ENGLAND

Using Debian/GNU Linux
Enjoying computing

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