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Old 05-15-2003, 02:04 PM   #1
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Angry red hat 8.0 kernel upgrade

I compiled the linux 2.4.20 kernel and copied it into the /boot directory and changed the grub file and took all the other neccessary steps.The problem is that when i reboot the system the new kernel doesn't load.It gives the following error:
VFS: cannot open root device "LABEL=/" or 00:00
Please append a correct "root=" boot option.
Old 05-15-2003, 05:04 PM   #2
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Do "all the necessary steps" include creating a RAM-disk image for your kernel?

Btw, Red Hat released a 2.4.20 kernel for RHL 8.0 on May 14th.


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