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SubjectRe: root= needs hex in 2.6.0-test1-mm2
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


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