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Old 08-07-2004, 02:24 AM   #1
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After compiling Kernel 2.6.7 when I boot the image it sez it cannot mount root fs

I think the title sez it all ... But I will try to give as much debugging information as I can !
I downloaded the vanilla distro of kernel 2.6.7 unpacked it ... made a menuconfig with what i thougt is of use to me ! If anyone knows which options are absolutely critical in the kernel bzImage in order too boot please help me !
Old 08-07-2004, 02:56 AM   #2
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well, you need to have the filesystem you use on your root partition compiled into the kernel _not_ as a module.

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Old 08-07-2004, 07:23 AM   #3
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Yep i've compiled'em

I've compiled everything that is related to my harware | FS | Network | Peripherals etc. ... The kernel just hangs at boot time saying it cannot mount root fs and that i should specify a valid "root=" line in my boot configuration file ( believe me i did and it is fine , works fine with 2.6.3 and 2.4.26 ) It's just i feel i forgot somethin'
THX any way !


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