Problem at startup

Bill Maltby LFS Related lfsbill at wlmlx1.wlmcs.com
Mon Mar 11 09:43:06 PST 2002


OOPS! I almost forgot. If your HA is an Adaptec 7xxx series
chip-based, you'll want to get the latest patches for
2.4.x that fix many problems.

   http://people.freebsd.org/~gibbs/linux/

Bill Maltby
billm at wlmcs.com

On Mon, 11 Mar 2002, Bill Maltby LFS Related wrote:

> 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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