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Re: Wating for root file system. Kernel bug?

On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 07:13:49PM +0200, wanderlust wrote:
> Hello.
> I'm trying to install Debian/etch on Acer Aspire 5520G, but the problem
> is, that kernel 2.6.18 doesn't support Marvell netcard 436b. I found it
> is supportable in, so I decided to compile it. I used default
> configuration, taken from /proc/config.gz and after compiling and
> installing (using modules on initrd) I had to reboot to new kernel.
> But I got a failure. Everything seems ok during loading from initrd, but
> kernel couldn't find root filesystem (module is available). I looked
> through /dev and found none sd devices (there is SATA disk on the
> laptop). Any ideas how to solve a problem? It works fine with 2.6.18
> kernel.

you're missing a module probably. rebuild the initrd with
'modules=most' in the confuration.


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