VFS: unable to mount root fs

Elmar Weber elmar_weber at gmx.de
Mon Nov 12 09:51:38 PST 2001


Wolfgang Kerler wrote:

> I don't know what kind of filesystem you are using, but perhaps you forgot to
> compile the support for your root filesystem directly into your kernel (not as
> a module!). As far as I know it is _not_ possible to use a kernel module for
> the root filesystem. The "request_module" message sounds as if this could be
> your problem! So you should have a look at your kernel configuration and check
> the filesystem support section.
> Wolfgang

i have compiled the kernel with the required fs's (ext2).

any other ideas?

btw: i've uploaded my cfg at http://www.sniper-lan.de/elm01.cfg

elmar weber

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