Problem at startup

Bill Maltby LFS Related lfsbill at wlmlx1.wlmcs.com
Mon Mar 11 09:19:21 PST 2002


That's a SCSI device. Can be handled by compiling in
general SCSI support and assure that the driver needed
for your host adapter is included.

Optionally, can handle with loadable modules, initial
ramdisk and modules.conf. But this is almost blfs.

Bill Maltby
billm at wlmcs.com


On Mon, 11 Mar 2002, Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 11, 2002 at 05:01:10PM +0100, Daniel Ammon wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > I´m trying to install LFS 3.0 with a Mandrake 8.0 as host. With nALFS
> > everything seemed to work fine. But:
> > At Startup, lfs begins to boot, shows me blah,blah,blah...
> > but then I got a kernel panic.
> > Here are the last 6 lines:
> > NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for linux NET4.0
> > ds: no socket drivers loaded
> > request_module[lock-major-8]: Root fs not mounted
> > VFS: Cannot open root device "807" or 08:07
> > Please append a correct "roots= " boot option
> > Kernel panich: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 08:07
> > 
> > I´m sure I mentioned the right dev in my fstab and in lilo.conf.
> > I found some similar problems on the mailing list, but rebuilding the
> > kernel didn´t help.
> 
> You probably forgot to add the driver for your file system (ext2, reiserfs,
> xfs, whatever you use) in the kernel. Perhaps you made it a module instead
> of directly in the kernel?
> 
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