error when booting

Simone Dalmasso simone.dalmasso at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 00:33:39 PST 2009


Thanks. I'v activated the generic thermal sysfs driver, even all scsi driver
available for disks and Ata disk support. This doesn't work. Where can I
find the tmpfs in the kernel config?

Simone



2009/11/5 Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com>

> Simone Dalmasso wrote:
> > Hi, I've built the 6.5 LFS. My host was a kubuntu 9.10 under a virtual
> > machine. All worked fine during the building but now, when I've installed
> > the new grub and I try to boot the LFS, I get an error like:
> > cannot open root "sda5" or unknown block(2,0)
> > Please append a correct root= boot option. Here available partitions:
> > 0b00 1048575 sr0 driver:sr
> > 0b01 1048575 sr1 driver:sr
> > kernel panic...
> >
> > My /boot /grub/menu.lst file is:
> > title LFS
> > root (hd0,4)
> > kernel /boot/lfskernel-2.6.30.2 root=/dev/sda5
> >
> > The sda5 partition is where I built the lfs, it's correct.
>
> It sounds like the proper drivers are not built into the kernel.  The
> kernel needs to know what the hardware (in this case virtual hardware)
> are and have support for them.
>
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