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From: Henrik Storner <>
Subject: Re: 2.6.0-test2 - VFS: Cannot open root device "NULL" or sda1
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 22:46:48 +0000 (UTC)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <bg494o$ar5$> (raw)

In <> gaxt <> writes:

>Yifang Dai wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 27, 2003 at 08:42:13PM +0000, Henrik Storner wrote:
>>>So I know 2.6.0-test1 works for me. But 2.6.0-test2 with the same
>>>configuration (just a "make oldconfig" in between) stops during boot
>>>VFS: Cannot open root device "NULL" or sda1
>> I've got the same error, except my root device is /dev/hda3. It also
>> worked in 2.6.0-test1 :)

>I believe you need to change in your grub.conf file the root=/dev/hda3 
>to a root=### ie root=0307

Doesn't seem to do much good here. I've tried:

root=2049         (0801 hex = 2049 decimal)

but none of them gets the kernel to mount the root fs (yes, I do
have the SCSI driver and my reiserfs filesystem compiled in).

Anyone who added patches to -test2 who have a clue about what
is going on ?

Henrik Storner <> 

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-28 22:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-27 20:42 2.6.0-test2 - VFS: Cannot open root device "NULL" or sda1 Henrik Storner
2003-07-28  2:28 ` Yifang Dai
2003-07-28  4:23   ` gaxt
2003-07-28 22:46     ` Henrik Storner [this message]
2003-07-28 19:42   ` 2.6.0-test2 - Strange Terminal Problems- Gramofile gaxt
2003-07-28 19:48     ` 2.6.0-test2 - Strange Terminal Problems- Gramofile UPDATE - Scheduler? gaxt

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