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

> 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.

If you have multiple controllers one possible source is that the
controllers are being identified in the wrong order. This is an
enhancement in 2.4.19.

bill davidsen <>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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