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Re: Custom Kernel Won't Boot

Jon Roed wrote:
> I have just compiled a new kernel (2.6.13) and i cannot get it too boot.  When 
> i select my new kernel from the boot loader i get the following error:
> VFS: Cannot open root device "301" or unknown block (3,1)
> Please append a correct "root= " boot option
> kernel panic: not syncing : VFS cannot open root device
> i am wondering what to add as a boot option (i am running LILO) i tried 

Did you compile your kernel using make-kpkg?  Using --initrd or
without?  Does the /etc/lilo.conf file match your initrd?  That is,
if you build an initrd did you specify it in yoiur /etc/lilo.conf
file?  I am guessing not as that would match the symptoms so far.


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