I am trying to upgrade my kernel from 2.6.18-274 to 2.6.39 for some wireless card drivers.
When I boot into the new kernel I get the "Can't find root filesystem / error mounting /dev/root" googling led me to this page http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Common..._.2Fdev.2Froot
From what I am reading seems to be an issue with a driver for my SATA controller or HD, but I can't find what option I need to add to the kernel.
Doing a diff from the old initrd to the new one gives me the following:
root-> diff /tmp/kafter /tmp/kbefore
Do I need any of those? not sure if I would need dm-raid45.ko as I am not running a raid.
I have the same SATA and IDE options configured for both kernels so not sure what else to look for, any help is appreciated.
Additionally here is the HW info:
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FW (ICH6/ICH6W) SATA Controller (rev 03) (prog-if 8f [Master SecP SecO PriP PriO])
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Unknown device 3006
Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 233
I/O ports at 1818 [size=8]
I/O ports at 1830 [size=4]
I/O ports at 1820 [size=8]
I/O ports at 1834 [size=4]
I/O ports at 14f0 [size=16]
Capabilities:  Power Management version 2
root-> smartctl -a /dev/sda
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Device Model: WDC WD5000AADS-00S9B0