[ILUG-BOM] Re: Kernel compilation with grub.

Erle Pereira biz@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Thu May 4 16:34:10 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 
> unknown-block(0,0)"

you need to append the root="" option in your grub like below

kernel          /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.15 root=/dev/hda1
obviously, replace hda1 with your hard disk partition (root partition /)

and like earlier suggesitons, make sure your filesystem and IDE driver
is compiled in 


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