Re: Kernel panic.. in 3.0 Enterprise Linux

From: Andreas Unterkircher (unki_at_netshadow.at)
Date: 01/05/04

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    To: neel vanan <neelvanan@yahoo.com>
    Date:	Mon, 05 Jan 2004 13:21:15 +0100
    
    

    have you rebuild your initrd? you have written you
    have compile in all needed things - so do you still
    need the initrd? if not - try to remove the line...

    andreas

    Am Mon, den 05.01.2004 schrieb neel vanan um 12:56:
    > Hi all,
    >
    > The kernel I have working is version 2.4.21-4.EL and I
    > can still boot up to that. I compiled a 2.6.0 version
    > and installed it in exactly the same way that the old
    > version is, just appending 2.6.0 to the end of the
    > file. so when I reboot I get a boot screen that shows:
    >
    > Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (2.4.21-4.ELsmp)
    > Red Hat Enterprise Linux As-up (2.4.21-4.EL)
    > Red Hat linux (2.6.0)
    >
    > Enterprise linux still boots up fine but when I try
    > and boot up Red Hat linux (2.6.0) I get some ouput and
    > then a kernel panic with this message:
    >
    > <snip>
    > Software Suspend has malfunctioning SMP support.
    > Disabled :(
    > ACPI: (supports S0 S1 S4 S5)
    > RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
    > RAMDISK: incomplete write (-1 !=32768) 4194304
    > VFS cannot open root device "LABEL=/" or unknown block
    > (0,0)
    > Please append a correct "root=" boot option
    > Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on
    > unknown-block(0,0)
    >
    > I am running Linux Enterprise Edition version 3.0 on
    > my server. It has 2 Xeon processors and 1 U360 scsi
    > HD. The whole reason behind my compiling a kernel is
    > trying to get support for high memory (this
    > machine has 4 gigs of ram) and multi-processor
    > support.
    >
    > I'm pretty sure I selected all scsi and driver support
    > because when i run the same kernel with RedHat Linux
    > 9.0 in same machine it works fine. Everything is
    > compiled in and not as modules.
    >
    > This is snip of my grub.conf file:
    > # grub.conf generated by anaconda
    > #
    > default=0
    > timeout=10
    > splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm
    > title RedHat Enterprise Linux AS (2.4.21-4.ELsmp)
    > root (hd0,0)
    > kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.21-4.EL ro root=LABEL=/
    > initrd /initrd-2.4.21-4.EL.img
    > title RedHat Linux (2.6.0)
    > root (hd0,0)
    > kernel /linux-2.6.0 ro root=LABEL=/
    > initrd /initrd-2.6.0.img
    >
    > Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in
    > advance,
    >
    > Neel
    >
    >
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