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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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