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SubjectRe: 2.4.19 and 2.4.20-pre1 don't boot
On Mon, 12 Aug 2002, Peter Klotz wrote:

> Hi

Hi Peter,

> Up to 2.4.19-rc1 my system worked fine but 2.4.19 and 2.4.20-pre1 produce
> the following message at startup:
> Mounting root filesystem
> ide-floppy driver 0.99.newide
> kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k ide-cd, errno = 2
> hda: driver not present
> mount: error 6 mounting ext3
> pivotroot: pivot_root(/sysroot,/sysroot/initrd) failed: 2
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 108k freed
> Kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel.
> I have no idea what causes the problem since I did not change the kernel
> configuration.
> The system configuration is as follows:
> Athlon XP 1600+
> Asus A7V266-E (VIA KT266A)
> 512MB RAM
> hda, hdc are IDE Harddisks
> Any suggestions welcome.

what type of IDE controller is in this machine?

Is there any other error message above the startup message you quoted?



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