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From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <B.Zolnierkiewicz@elka.pw.edu.pl>
To: James Buchanan <jamesb.au@acm.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: kernel 2.6.0-test10 panic, VFS mount root failed
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2003 18:56:09 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200311301856.09886.bzolnier@elka.pw.edu.pl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1070213861.6254.7.camel@redhat.localdomain>


Hi,

Check if you have IDE support for your hardware compiled-in.
'dmesg' outputs from 2.6.0-test10 and RH8.0 would be useful.

--bart

On Sunday 30 of November 2003 18:37, James Buchanan wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I keep getting a 2.6.0-test10 kernel panic when VFS attempts to mount
> the root filesystem.
>
> In my grub script I have:
> root (hd0,1)
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.0-test10 ro root=/dev/hda2
>
> which is correct for my system.  The kernel then panics and tells me
> 'hda2' is not good and to pass a correct boot= option to the kernel.
> The exact message doesn't mean anything to me - it doesn't say something
> like 'don't have ext3 fs compiled in.'
>
> My RedHat Linux 8 system boots fine on the same partition with
> boot=LABEL=/.  I thought it could have been that I didn't compile ext3
> into the kernel, but after double checking, yes it's there.  That's all
> I can think of, is there something else I might be missing?
>
> Thanks,
> James


      reply	other threads:[~2003-11-30 17:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-11-30 17:37 kernel 2.6.0-test10 panic, VFS mount root failed James Buchanan
2003-11-30 17:56 ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz [this message]

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