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Re: [vox-tech] Compile 2.6.5 kernel Debian-style, get unbootable system
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Re: [vox-tech] Compile 2.6.5 kernel Debian-style, get unbootable system

On Wed 05 May 04,  9:25 AM, Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> said:
> On Wed 05 May 04,  9:07 AM, Issac Trotts <ijtrotts@ucdavis.edu> said:
> > On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 04:04:33AM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > On Wed 05 May 04,  3:55 AM, Issac Trotts <ijtrotts@ucdavis.edu> said:
> > > > 
> > > > I haven't yet found a way to get a recompiled 2.6.5 kernel to run.
> > > > Its latest complaint is 
> > > > 
> > > >     VFS: Cannot open root device "hda1" or unknown-block(0,0)
> > > >     Please append a correct "root=" boot option 
> > > >     Kernel panic: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)
> > > > 
> > > > which also comes up when I choose 2.6.5 in "recovery mode" in GRUB.
> > >  
> > > have you searched our archives? 
> > 
> > No, but I have done several Google searches.  I'm having trouble getting
> > anything useful from the Lugod archives on this topic.  Do you have a
> > particular thread in mind?   
> i sympathize -- our archives suck.  i really hope the new president does
> something about it.
dang.  i meant to say:

   i sympathize -- our archives are truly awesome, but our archive
   search mechanism sucks.  i really hope the new yadda yadda yadda...

downloading the raw archive and using grepmail is definitely more
convenient; the search tool is hopelesly broken.


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