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Old 11-03-2008, 08:54 AM   #1
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error booting kernel after create my own kernel

After compile and install my kernel, while booting i get the next error:

mount: could not find filesystem '/dev/root'
setuproot: moving /dev failed: No such file or directory
setuproot: error mounting /proc: No such file or directory
setuproot: error mounting /sys: No such file or directory
Mount failed for selinuxfs on /selinux: No such file or directory
switchroot: mount failed: No such file or directory
image: [sorry is a little big]

If the kernel is compiled with the config file for Fedora 9, everything is OK, but i want a small kernel, so i move some options in the config file.

there is the file:

is combination of Fedora 9 [this is the base] and Damn Small Linux.

I don't know what is happening maybe i don't add some module or i have a bad configuration.

Help please?

Last edited by scmbg; 11-03-2008 at 10:10 PM. Reason: fix typos, add tags
Old 11-03-2008, 02:13 PM   #2
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You are missing some configuration options in your kernel. All of the directories that appear in the error messages are actually pointers to kernel entry points. They are not directories or files on a hard drive. You have probable not included the kernel entry points that these directories point to in your kernel configuration.

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Old 11-03-2008, 05:56 PM   #3
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Looks like initrd problems.


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