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SubjectRe: SOLUTION Re: 2.6.0-test3 cannot mount root fs
Nope...  For the reported problem I had with grub and root=/dev/hda3, it was
with a fresh tar file.

As someone said, this "can't happen". And as someone else said, "It comes
and goes with random changes in .config file"


----- Original Message -----
From: "Norbert Preining" <>
To: "gaxt" <>; "Henrik Ræder Clausen" <>;
"Francois Romieu" <>; <>;
"Felipe Alfaro Solana" <>; "Mr. James W.
Laferriere" <>; "Brown, Len" <>;
"Andrew Morton" <>; "Mark W. Alexander"
<>; "jeff millar" <>; "Thomas
Molina" <>; "Christian Mautner" <>;
"Andrey Borzenkov" <>; "Herbert Pötzl"
Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 2:15 AM
Subject: SOLUTION Re: 2.6.0-test3 cannot mount root fs

> On Die, 12 Aug 2003, Christian Mautner wrote:
> > Hast du auch einen kompletten Kernel tarball versucht? Wahrscheinlich
> The solution is:
> Get a COMPLETE linux-2.6.0-test3.tar.bz2
> and
> DO NOT USE patch
> I patched up the kernel from 2.5.20 or something and there seemed to be
> an error somewhere on the way up. Getting a *clean* kernel tar file,
> compile with the same .config, running.
> This is the use of patches!
> Best wishes
> Norbert
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Norbert Preining <preining AT logic DOT at> Technische Universität
> gpg DSA: 0x09C5B094 fp: 14DF 2E6C 0307 BE6D AD76 A9C0 D2BF 4AA3 09C5
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
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