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> Kernel 2.6.0 Compilation
talha
post Dec 23 2003, 06:07 AM
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Dear all

i have Red Hat 9 i am trying to install kernel 2.6.0 . kernel seems to
compiled ok but does not boot
give following error at boot all drive are detected before boot.

module-init-tools 0.9.9 installed
ext3 filesystem support was build in the kernel
aslo /dev file system support buildin
my root parttion is /dev/sda1 ( ext3)
my .config

http://mail.magic.net.pk/kernel/.config


Error Message ##

VFS: Cannot open root device "sda1" or unknown-block(0,0)
Please append a correct "root="boot option
Kernel Panic : VFS Uanble to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)

i have following Hardware

Intel Entry level Server motherboard
Pentitum III 1266 MHz processor
2 GB RAM
3 SCSI hard drive
no ide drive

i have tried many time with different option but with no luck

Thanks waiting for your reply

Talha
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hughesjr
post Dec 25 2003, 09:15 AM
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You may also need to compile into the kernel the driver that you need for the SCSI controller .... if you boot to your RH9, what driver is used for your SCSI card...

currently, the only SCSI driver you have in your .config is:

SYM53C8XX


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