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Re: Kernel 2.6.8 won't boot



On Tue, 2005-01-04 at 02:05 +0700, Muhammad Reza wrote:
> Eric Gaumer wrote:
> >>>>Dear Lists,
> >>>>
> >>>>I'm stuck with compiling debian kernel-2.6.8 source at Sarge, this is 
> >>>>what exactly i did...
> >>>>
> >>>>debian:/usr/src# ln -s kernel-source-2.6.8 linux
> >>>>debian:/boot# cd /usr/src/linux
> >>>>debian:/usr/src/linux# cp /root/config .config
> >>>>debian:/usr/src/linux#patch -p1 </root/bootsplash-3.1.6-2.6.8.diff
> >>>>debian:/usr/src/linux#make menuconfig
> >>>>debian:/usr/src#make-kpkg --initrd --revision=custom.1.0 kernel_image
> >>>>----sucess-----
> >>>>debian:/usr/src/linux# cd ../
> >>>>debian:/usr/src# ls
> >>>>kernel-image-2.6.8_custom.1.0_i386.deb  kernel-patches  
> >>>>kernel-source-2.6.8  kernel-source-2.6.8.tar.bz2  linux
> >>>>debian:/usr/src# dpkg -i kernel-image-2.6.8_custom.1.0_i386.deb
> >>>>---sucess---
> >>>>
> >>>>but new compile kernel wont boot with this error...
> >>>>
> >>>>RAMDISK: cramfs file system found at block 0
> >>>>RAMDISK: loading 3620 block [1 disk] into ramdisk done..
> >>>>Kernel Panic:VFS:unable to mount root fs on unknown_block(3.1)
> >>>>
> >>>>please help me...to solved this problem..
> >>>>here is .config and menu.lst in attach....
> >>>>
> >>>>   
> >>>>
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >>>Since you are using a ramdisk, it would be helpful if you could post the
> >>>contents of the loadmodules file on the ramdisk itself. You are most
> >>>likely missing some modules needed to mount the filesystem since (3,1)
> >>>is hda1.
> >>>
> >>>]$ mount -o loop /boot/initrd-xxx  /mnt/tmp
> >>>]$ cat /mnt/tmp/loadmodules
> >>>
> >>>lspci may also help.
> >>>
> >>>What kernel are you currently running? Any special file system stuff
> >>>like RAID or SATA?
> >>>
> >>> 
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>Thanks for good advice
> >>
> >>this differnet betwen 2.4.7 and 2.6.8 loadmodules..
> >>
> >>I'm now confused, in my .config for 2.6.8 kernel (attach..) , all module 
> >>that need it already enabled, fyi i get  this .config from Suse-9.1
> >>
> >>I dont have spesial  file system like you said, i just this kernel to be 
> >>portable...
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Okay ata_piix leads me to believe you are using SATA. Is this correct?
> >The new API (libata) scans for drives on the SCSI bus. Try
> >root=/dev/sda1 (edit the grub entry at boot)
> >
> >  
> >
> Sorry, is not correct, my drive is hda ...
> 

Are using SATA? It looks like mkinitrd is saying yes. If you are then
your drive is no longer hda.


-- 
Eric Gaumer <gaumerel@ecs.fullerton.edu>

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