[ILUG] Problem booting 2.6 kernel
kae at verens.com
Fri Oct 8 14:53:41 IST 2004
Kevin Houlihan wrote:
>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?
could be forgetting to do the "make install" ?
I think the old README said you could just copy the bzImage to the /boot
partition. with 2.6, I find it's really simple to compile the kernel
properly with just this:
You may not need the lilo line if you use grub.
More information about the ILUG