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Old 10-05-2007, 02:16 AM   #1
ashokg
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Post mount error 6....plz help


I was trying to install 2.6.10 kernel on RHEL4 (kernel version2.6.9-42). I get the following error while booting.

Mounting root filesystem
mount: error 6 mounting ext3
mount: error 2 mounting none
Switching to new root
switchroot: mount failed: 22
umount /initrd/dev failed: 2
Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!


I am working on a system with sil-3112A sata chipset integrated into the motehrboard. I could compile 2.6.10 kernel successfully, but I get the following error while booting:



My grub.conf contains the following entry corresponding to the newly compiled kernel.

title linux
root(hd0,1)
kernel /bzImage_2.6.10 ro root=/dev/sda3 rhgb quiet
initrd /image-2.6.10.img

I tried compiling sata_sil and ext3 both as modules and into the kernel. I got the same error. Any ideas??
 
Old 10-05-2007, 10:31 PM   #2
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I was trying to install 2.6.10 kernel on RHEL4 (kernel version2.6.9-42).
How? Method important.
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I get the following error while booting.
...but after installing the kernel?
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mount: error 6 mounting ext3
The error suggests you are compiling a kernel from source. Is this the case?

ext3 has to be compiled into the kernel - not as a module - double-check. Also double-check that root device in the grub.conf (note: "(hd0,1)" is "sda2", root= should really point to a drive label.)
 
  


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