LFS-5.0 Kernel Panic

Kevin Alm kevinalm at shenessex.heartland.net
Thu Mar 25 23:12:44 PST 2004


----- Original Message -----
From: "JazerNorth" <google at jaynorth.net>
Newsgroups: lfs.support
To: <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 10:41 PM
Subject: LFS-5.0 Kernel Panic


> I get a message:
> Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 08:02
>
> My root is on a Seagate SCSI Drive using an Adaptec SCSI Controller.  It
>   mounts correctly, using the AIC7XXX driver in the kernel (messages
> show a correct mount earlier).  The message just previous to the error
> is: NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.
>
> Here is a copy of my /etc/modules.conf file:
> alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
> alias eth0 3c59x
> alias scsi_hostadapter aic7xxx
>
> Here is a copy of my fstab:
> /dev/sda1     swap         swap     pri=1           0     0
> /dev/sda2     /            reiserfs defaults        0     0
> proc          /proc        proc     defaults        0     0
> devpts        /dev/pts     devpts   gid=4,mode=620  0     0
> shm           /dev/shm     tmpfs    defaults        0     0
>
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks.
>
> JazerNorth
>
> PS.  I have compiled my kernel many times, searched all of google,
> faq's, hints, etc.  I am at a complete loss.
> --
I would start by compiling in support for your scsi adaptor, not as a
module. Module is a bad idea. Also, be sure to compile reiserfs in, not a
module.




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