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Re: Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root

> Hi list!
> I just compiled a new kernel version 2.6.8 with sources downloaded with
> apt-get:
> apt-get install kernel-source-2.6.8
> I ran these commands:
> make mrproper
> make menuconfig
> make
> make modules install
> I do upgrade-grub and it adds the new kernel to the menu.
> When I rebbot using the new kernel I get a kernel panic:
> kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0.0)
> I'm thinking maybe I missed enabling something in 'make menuconfig' but
> maybe I'm wrong? Any suggestions/pointers to what I should be looking
> for would be appreciated.
What is your root device, what FS-type is it, are you using an initrd?

If not using an initrd, don't forget to incluse ext3 support (if you're
using ext3), make it built-in (*), not module (M).

> /Jimmy
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