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Old 10-29-2004, 03:22 PM   #1
soner
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Error while booting.


I have downloaded a new kernel on my computer and builded and installed it.

I registered in the grub.conf file. But when I select it from the list, I get a "kernel panic: VFS: unable to mount on root fs 00:00" error.

My grub.conf file is as follows:

default=2
timeout=10
splashimage=(hd0,2)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz
title Fedora Core (2.4.22-1.2115.nptl)
root (hd0,2)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi rhgb
initrd /boot/initrd-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl.img

title Fedora Core (2.4.22-testkernel)
root (hd0,2)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.22-testkernel ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi rhgb
initrd /boot/initrd-2.4.22.img

title Windows XP
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1

I believe I have correctly created the "vmlinuz-2.4.22-testkernel" and "initrd-2.4.22.img" files.

What might be the problem? Thanks.
 
Old 10-29-2004, 03:33 PM   #2
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Did you include drivers for your harddisk in the kernel?
Did you include drivers for the filesystem of your / in the kernel?
 
  


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