lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2003]   [Jul]   [23]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: root= needs hex in 2.6.0-test1-mm2
Date
On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 23:43, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 01:56:40AM -0500, Tom Felker wrote:
> > I finally booted 2.6.0-test1-mm2, after reading somebody else who needed
> > to use hex in the root= argument. root=/dev/hdb1 and root=hdb2 would
> > panic ("VFS: Cannot open root device hdb1 or unknown-block(0,0)"), but
> > root=0341 worked. Devfs is compiled in, devfs=nomount and devfs=mount
> > make no difference. Is this intentional?
>
> Yes. If you use devfs you have to use devfs names for root=. It's
> pretty simple. Best option of course is to avoid devfs.

ie use

root=/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target1/lun0/part1

or equivalent

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:47    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site