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?
I had the exact same problem, running gentoo, But i can't remember how i
fixed it ;(, Looking at past posts on gentoo.org forum i think that it
had something to do with msdos support.(I have it enabled in my
kernel),but also i think that IDE support need to be build into the
kernel rather than module, I could be wrong,anyway if i do remember the
solution i will post it here.
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