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I just upgraded my kernel from 2.2.16 to 2.4.18 following the guide on linuxdot.org. During the boot process I get 4 fail messages, number 1 and 4 are of course related:
1. mounting local file systems: mount: fs type devpts not supported by kernel
2. Bringing up interface eth0: delaying eth0 initialization
3. Starting nfs lockd: lockdvsc: invalid argument
4. mounting other filesystems: mount: fs type devpts not supported by kernel
My internet connection is working on that box, so I guess eth0 was started at some other point. I went through make xconfig again looking for devpts and lockdvsc but could not find anything. I am running RH 7.0 if that helps. How can I fix this?
Ok, first I said yes for Unix98 pty support in the character devices section, which made /dev/pts filesystem for Unix98 PTYs availabe in the file system section. Next I make dep, make clean, make bzImage, make modules, and make modules_install. On reboot I get all the same error messages again. I followed the guide on http://www.linuxnewbie.org/nhf/intel....4upgrade.html and upgraded everything mentioned there and still get the errors. I did have the same problems upgrading the 2 pieces mentioned in part 9 of the guide. Please help.
Here is the file systems section of the config file. Do I even need the unix98 pty support? Iam not sure what it is, still learning linux. I can put the entire config file in here if that would help. Thanks again.
Originally posted by TravisB Here is the file systems section of the config file. Do I even need the unix98 pty support? Iam not sure what it is, still learning linux. I can put the entire config file in here if that would help. Thanks again.
# File systems
# CONFIG_QUOTA is not set
# CONFIG_AUTOFS_FS is not set
# CONFIG_AUTOFS4_FS is not set [y]
# CONFIG_REISERFS_FS is not set
# CONFIG_EXT3_FS is not set
# CONFIG_JBD is not set
# CONFIG_FAT_FS is not set [y] (and all sub options)
# CONFIG_CRAMFS is not set
# CONFIG_RAMFS is not set
# CONFIG_JOLIET is not set [y]
# CONFIG_ZISOFS is not set
# CONFIG_MINIX_FS is not set
# CONFIG_VXFS_FS is not set
# CONFIG_NTFS_FS is not set
# CONFIG_HPFS_FS is not set
# CONFIG_ROMFS_FS is not set
# CONFIG_SYSV_FS is not set
# CONFIG_UDF_FS is not set
# CONFIG_UFS_FS is not set
# Network File Systems
# CONFIG_CODA_FS is not set
# CONFIG_NFS_V3 is not set
# CONFIG_NFSD_V3 is not set **[y] Might be your NFSD prob.
# CONFIG_SMB_NLS_DEFAULT is not set
# CONFIG_NCP_FS is not set
# CONFIG_ZISOFS_FS is not set
# CONFIG_ZLIB_FS_INFLATE is not set
# Partition Types
# CONFIG_PARTITION_ADVANCED is not set
# Native Language Support
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_437 is not set [y]
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_737 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_775 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_850 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_852 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_855 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_857 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_860 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_861 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_862 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_863 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_864 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_865 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_866 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_869 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_936 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_950 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_932 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_949 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_874 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_ISO8859_8 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_1250 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_CODEPAGE_1251 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_ISO8859_1 is not set [y]
# CONFIG_NLS_ISO8859_2 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_ISO8859_3 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_ISO8859_4 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_ISO8859_5 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_ISO8859_6 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_ISO8859_7 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_ISO8859_9 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_ISO8859_13 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_ISO8859_14 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_ISO8859_15 is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_KOI8_R is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_KOI8_U is not set
# CONFIG_NLS_UTF8 is not set
I've quoted and edited the areas you really should have set by marking them with a [y] above. Also, do you actually need NFS support? If not, get rid of it or make it a module so it doesn't waste kernel space (so to speak). Others may have a better idear. Feel free to expand upon my suggestions anyone.
Thanks for help, but I still get the four errors on startup. I removed the directory that I compliled linux 2.4.18 in. Ran tar again, make xconfig, make dep bzImage modules modules_install. Here is a link to the entire config file. http://www.originalnuthouse.com/linux/config.htm