LFS-5.0 Kernel Panic

Dirk dirk.dil at pt.lu
Thu Mar 25 23:53:41 PST 2004

JazerNorth (google at jaynorth.net) wrote:
> 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
IIRC there was something about not making the root partion reisefs.  I'm
sorry but I can't remember what it was.

> 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.
> -- 

Is this the first time you try to log into your lfs system?  If so what
does rdev {your kernel} say?

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