[ILUG-BOM] Re: Kernel compilation with grub.
Arun K. Khan
Thu May 4 13:57:22 IST 2006
On Thu, 2006-05-04 at 12:26 +0530, Rony wrote:
> "VFS:Cannot open root device "hdax" or unknown-block(0,0)
> Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> Kernel Panic - not syncing:VFS:Unable to mount root fs on
The kernel does not have the driver to detect the HDD and thus
it is complaining that it cannot mount the root fs.
Did you select <*> for the IDE driver in menuconfig?
Additionally, select the IDE/SATA controller chipset as <*> in
menuconfig. Also, suggest do 'make mrproper' prior to 'make
> I am not using any initrd image and there is no entry for the same in
If you build a monolithic kernel then no need for initrd image.
-- Arun Khan (knura at yahoo dot com) Sattinger's Law: It works better
if you plug it in.
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