[ILUG] Problem booting 2.6 kernel
weeboy at conorwynne.com
Fri Oct 8 14:38:02 IST 2004
On Fri, 2004-10-08 at 14:24, Kevin Houlihan wrote:
> Hi all
> I've been trying to upgrade to a 2.6 kernel, but no matter how
> I set up the config, I get this error when I reboot:
> VFS: Cannot open root device "306" or unknown-block(3,6)
> Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(3,6)
> I never had this problem with my previous kernel (2.4.26), and the
> precompiled 2.6 kernels from Debian seem to work ok. Any ideas
> what this relates to?
You probably need to make an initrd, or you failed to compile something,
or you forgot to use the generate-modprobe.conf script.
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