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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test3 cannot mount root fs
On Die, 12 Aug 2003, Herbert Pötzl wrote:
> my assumption would be that you use the lilo root option
> and do not pass the root= as kenel boot option ...
> I would suggest to give append="root=/dev/hdb1" a try,
> and/or update lilo or change to grub ...

I tried *all* the variants with passing
on the lilo line, so it is passed to the kernel and not via rdev or
something else.

> > > (as well as the lines regarding hdb discovery ;)
> >
> > Why? Isnt't this line what you meant: (From my previous email)
> because IC35L040AVER07-0 .... is very unlikely to be a kernel message ...

The hard disk is an IC35L...:
(running 2.4.22-rc2):

[~] cat /proc/ide/hdb/model

> > > > hdb: max request size 128 KiB
> > > > hdb: 80418240 sectors (41174 MB) w/1916KiB Cache, CHS=79780/16/63, UDMA(100)
> > > > hdb: hdb1 hdb2 hdb3 hdb4 < hdb5 hdb6 hdb7 hdb8 hdb9 hdb10 hdb11 hdb12>

So it *IS* recognized. But why not mounted.

Best wishes


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