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Re: pivot_root problem on RH7.2



>
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2001 at 07:52:09PM +0100, Thomas Jalsovsky wrote:
> > > On Tue, Nov 20, 2001 at 03:19:50PM +0100, Thomas Jalsovsky wrote:
> > >
> > > Could you tell us exactly what the error was?  This sort of thing
> > > often means you didn't compile in the correct device drivers for your
> > > root filesystem.
> >
> > >From the screen:
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> > request_module[block_major-3]: Root fs not mounted
> > VFS: cannot open root device "hda5" or 03:05
> > Please append a connect "Root=" boot option
> > Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 03:05
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > What does 03:05 mean? Where can I change it (if it is needed)?
>
> As it says, 03:05 is kernel shorthand for "hda5", and the kernel
> cannot open the hda5 device.
>
> So it looks like you did not configure your kernel with the device
> driver for hda5.  Check the CONFIG_IDE_* options in your config file.
>
> Cheers,
>  Stephen
>
>
.config:
CONFIG_IDE=y
CONFIG_IDEDISK_MULTI_MODE=y
CONFIG_IDEPCI_SHARE_IRQ=y
CONFIG_IDEDMA_PCI_AUTO=y
# CONFIG_IDEDMA_PCI_WIP is not set
# CONFIG_IDEDMA_NEW_DRIVE_LISTINGS is not set
# CONFIG_IDE_CHIPSETS is not set
CONFIG_IDEDMA_AUTO=y
# CONFIG_IDEDMA_IVB is not set

The hard drive is an IDE drive.

	Thanks,
		Thomas





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