Re: Kernel 2.6.10 boots panic
>> Because kernel 2.6 includes Promise driver (under SCSI sub-menu), I
>> compiled kernel 2.6.10 from source and did lilo. However, when booting
>> 2.6.10, I get the following panic:
>> VFS: Cannot open root device "301" or unknown-block(3,1)
>> Please append a correct "root=" boot option
>> VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(3,1)
> Today I inserted this same IDE disk back to the no-brand box and the
> same problem happens when booting v2.6.10. Hence I think there are
> issues associated with kernel 2.6.10. Any idea?
Most likely support for your IDE chipset was not compiled into your kernel.