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From: Bradley Chapman <kakadu_croc@yahoo.com>
To: viro@parcelfarce.linux.theplanet.co.uk
Cc: jean-marc@spaggiari.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Kernel panic:Unable to mount root fs (2.6.0-test5)
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2003 11:04:50 -0700 (PDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030927180450.69071.qmail@web40910.mail.yahoo.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20030927172902.GK7665@parcelfarce.linux.theplanet.co.uk>

Mr. Viro,

--- viro@parcelfarce.linux.theplanet.co.uk wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 27, 2003 at 12:48:32PM -0400, Jean-Marc Spaggiari wrote:
>  
> > Here is what I can see on the screen :
> > 
> > floppy0: no floppy controllers found
> > RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM disks of 4096K size 1024 blocksize
> > loop: loaded (max 8 devices)
> > 8139too Fast Ethernet driver 0.9.26
> > eth0: Realtek RTL8139 at 0xe3809f00, 00:08:0d:89:3c:38, IRQ 5
> > mice: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
> > Synaptics Touchpad, model: 1
> >  Firware: 5.9
> >  Sensor: 15
> >  ne absolute packet format
> >  Touchpad has extended capability bits
> >  -> multifinger detection
> >  -> palm detection
> > input: Synaptics TouchPad on isa0060/serio1
> > serio: i8042 AUX port at 0x60,0x64 irq 12
> > input: AT Set 2 keyboard on isa0060/serio0
> > serio: i8042 KBD port at 0x60, 0x64 irq 1
> > NET: Registred protocol family 2
> > IP: routing cache hash table of 4096 buckets, 32Kbytes
> > TCP: Hash tables configured (established 32768 bind 32768)
> > NET: Registerd protocol family 1
> > VFS: Cannont open root device "302" or unknown-block(3,2)
> > Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> > Kernel panics: VFS: Unable to mount root fr onunknown-block(3,2)
> 
> Which has one interesting thing and doesn't have another.
> 	1) kernel has no idea WTF major 3/minor 2 means.
> 	2) kernel hadn't even tried to look around for IDE disks
> 
> The most likely cause: IDE support is not turned on.  Check your .config -
> the interesting parts are CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE and CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDEDISK.

I never thought of that. But if he had used make oldconfig, make xconfig or
copied a 2.4 .config into the source tree, how would CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE and
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDEDISK end up N? 

Brad

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  reply	other threads:[~2003-09-27 18:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-09-27 14:51 Bradley Chapman
2003-09-27 15:47 ` Jean-Marc Spaggiari
2003-09-27 16:24   ` Bradley Chapman
2003-09-27 16:48     ` Jean-Marc Spaggiari
2003-09-27 16:57       ` Bradley Chapman
2003-09-27 17:10         ` Jean-Marc Spaggiari
2003-09-27 17:29       ` viro
2003-09-27 18:04         ` Bradley Chapman [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-09-27 12:45 Jean-Marc Spaggiari

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