Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS:

Aditya Bankar adityabankar at yahoo.co.in
Sun Feb 7 05:39:19 PST 2010





----- Original Message ----
> From: Aditya Bankar <adityabankar at yahoo.co.in>
> To: lfs support <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Sent: Sun, 7 February, 2010 5:18:26 PM
> Subject: Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I am getting this problem while launching the new LFS 6.5:
> 
> Root NFS: No NFS server available, giving up
> VFS: Unable to mount root fs via NFS trying floppy
> VFS: Cannot open root device "sda6" on unknown_block (2,0)
> Please append a correct "root=" boot options; here the options
> Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown_block (2,0)
> 
> I did not install grub. I have instead added new entries in the host system's 
> menu.lst. Since my LFS partition is /dev/sda6 as seen on host system I have 
> added the following to menu.lst
> title           LFS6.5
> root            (hd0,5)
> kernel          /boot/lfskernel-2.6.30.2 root=/dev/sda6
> 
> A result of grep on my .config file is the following:
> grep NFS /mnt/lfs/compilation/linux-2.6.30.2/.config
> CONFIG_NFS_FS=y
> CONFIG_NFS_V3=y
> CONFIG_NFS_V3_ACL=y
> CONFIG_NFS_V4=y
> CONFIG_ROOT_NFS=y
> CONFIG_NFSD=y
> CONFIG_NFSD_V3=y
> # CONFIG_NFSD_V3_ACL is not set
> # CONFIG_NFSD_V4 is not set
> CONFIG_NFS_ACL_SUPPORT=y
> CONFIG_NFS_COMMON=y
> 
> Why don't we use initrd in lfs?
> 
> Thanks,
> Aditya
> 

BTW, I have compiled SATA drivers.

-Aditya



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