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Re: Kernel

On Mon, 2004-10-11 at 07:02, Philippe Dhont (Sea-ro) wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm also installing new kernel.
> My partitions are EXT3 and i configured them to load in the kernel.
> Drives are also sata and my current configuration works fine (debian
> installation from internet).
> Now i configured my new kernel and when i want to boot it, my latest
> lines are:
> VFS: cannot open root device "hda1" or unknown-block(0,0)
> Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> Kernel Panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)
> This means -i think- that it can't *see* the ext3 partition but i
> configured it to load in the kernel??
> I'm using grub and added a new title etc for my new kernel and i am not
> using initrd.

The 2.6.8 kernel uses libata for SATA drives which means you need SCSI,
libata, and a SATA driver compiled in as well.

You will also need to change hda to sda in grub because it's now going
to be seen as a SCSI device at boot time.

Eric Gaumer <gaumerel@ecs.fullerton.edu>

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