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Old 01-10-2004, 05:10 PM   #1
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kernel build problem

I'm trying to build a kernel (2.6.0) and I get the following errors when booting:

mounting root file system
mount : error 19 mounting ext3
pivotroot: pivot_root (/sysroot/initrd) failed :2
unmount /initrd/proc failed :2
kernel anic :no init found

Is it possible to identify what has gone wrong from this output?

thanks in advance,
Old 01-10-2004, 06:00 PM   #2
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If it is any help you are getting the following errors:

Error 1 - incorrect invocation or permissions
Error 2 - system error (out of memory, cannon fork, no more loop devices)
Error 16 - problems writing or locking /etc/mtab

If you or them together you get an error code of 19. Can't really help you more then that though, can't think of anything off hand that could cause that.
Old 01-10-2004, 06:02 PM   #3
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ok thanks.
I think i may have resolved it though.
I messed up the editing of my grub.conf



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