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Old 12-29-2006, 01:23 PM   #1
Zerathidune
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New kernel won't boot on Dell XPS m1210


I recently installed Slackware 11 on my Dell XPS m1210, and compiled a new 2.6.19 kernel in order to get a few components to work, but when I try to boot the new kernel, I get the following:

VFS: Cannot open root device "303" or unknown-block(3,3)
Please append a correct "root=" boot option
Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(3,3)

the drivers for my IDE/SATA controller, and the drivers for the ext3 file system (which I am using) are both compiled directly into the kernel. I've checked over my lilo.conf numerous times, and I'm stumped. I would appreciate any suggestions you might have.

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Old 12-29-2006, 08:46 PM   #2
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you must have had a mess up in the compilation of the new kernel. you rescue mode and try compiling again.
 
Old 12-31-2006, 11:52 AM   #3
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I've tried that, no luck.
 
  


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