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Old 10-23-2003, 04:21 PM   #1
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New Kernel Compile Issues.


I recompiled my kernel as per the instructions in sticky post.

When i reboot i get a kernel panic that the there is no valid root= line in lilo.conf, but I just copied what was already in the lilo.conf and changed the vmlinuz to the new kernel name.
 
Old 10-23-2003, 04:26 PM   #2
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Can you post the contents of lilo.conf?

cat /etc/lilo.conf
 
Old 10-24-2003, 01:19 AM   #3
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here it is...



# LILO configuration file
# generated by 'liloconfig'
#
# Start LILO global section
boot="/dev/sda"
message = /boot/boot_message.txt
prompt
timeout="93"
# Override dangerous defaults that rewrite the partition table:
change-rules
reset
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x256
vga="789"
# Normal VGA console
# vga = normal
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x64k
# vga=791
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x32k
# vga=790
# VESA framebuffer console @ 1024x768x256
# vga=773
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x64k
# vga=788
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x32k
# vga=787
# VESA framebuffer console @ 800x600x256
# vga=771
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x64k
# vga=785
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x32k
# vga=784
# VESA framebuffer console @ 640x480x256
# vga=769
# End LILO global section
# Linux bootable partition config begins

image="/boot/vmlinuz"
root="/dev/sda1"
label="Linux"
read-only

image="/boot/vmlinuz1"
root="/dev/sda1"
Label="Safe"
read-only
# Linux bootable partition config ends
 
Old 10-24-2003, 03:49 PM   #4
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Did you remember to run lilo after editing the .conf file?
 
  


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