Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS:
b3nton at gmail.com
Sun Feb 7 07:27:02 PST 2010
On 07/02/10 13:39, Aditya Bankar wrote:
> ----- 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:
>> 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-18.104.22.168 root=/dev/sda6
>> A result of grep on my .config file is the following:
>> grep NFS /mnt/lfs/compilation/linux-22.214.171.124/.config
>> # CONFIG_NFSD_V3_ACL is not set
>> # CONFIG_NFSD_V4 is not set
>> Why don't we use initrd in lfs?
> BTW, I have compiled SATA drivers.
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We need some more information. Are you trying to mount an NFS share as
your root partition? If so I think you'll need to make an initrd.
Or is / a filesystem on /dev/sda6? If so what filesystem? Did you
compile support for it into the kernel?
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