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Old 12-02-2004, 07:30 PM   #1
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Question Newly Compiled Linux does not seem to Boot


I installed slackware 9.1 a few days ago. Since then, I have been trying to get the aRts sound system working in KDE. Unfortunatly, when KDE tries to load aRts it reports, "Sound server fatal error: cpu overload, aborting." So, I decided to try reinstalling a newer version of ALSA, but the 2.4 kernel doesn't really support ALSA that well. So, I needed to upgrade the kernel first. I downloaded the newest kernel source 2.6.9 from www kernel org.(I can't post URLs yet, lol) When I compiled the kernel and booted it from lilo, I got a blank screen and no harddrive activity. I compiled using gcc version 3.2.3. The commands I ran were:
make menuconfig
make dep
make clean
make modules
make modules_install
make bzImage
I did everything in that order. Could I have failed to include something in the kernel? What information do I need to supply to resolve this? Thanks, Bobby.
 
Old 12-02-2004, 07:34 PM   #2
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Hi, and welcome to LQ!

I'd suggest you have a look at the sticky thread(s)
about kernel recompiles in the Slackware - Forum.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=127095
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=49035


Cheers,
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Old 12-02-2004, 08:05 PM   #3
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update

I editted my lilo.conf file to set the vga mode to the normal console mode. After rebooting, I found another error that is much more explicit. Here is what the kernel said:
UDF-fs: No partition found(1)
Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(3,2)
That should give us some food for thought. Of course, I also think it's weird that the kernel could not write to the previous screen mode I was using. That is number 776 or 1024x768x256. Thanks and thanks for the welcome.
 
  


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