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SubjectRe: Trouble booting with new kernel
On Tuesday 21 August 2007 22:19:13 you wrote:
> Hello, I am running Kubuntu 7.04 on a mac mini (specs attached via
> info.html). For learning purposes I am trying to custom build a
> kernel from source and boot from it. My plan was to use the
> distributions .config file (and I specified the settings for options
> that were added since the last kernel included with Kubuntu which is
> (and is what I have now reverted to) Linux hexstar-desktop
> 2.6.20-16-generic #2 SMP Thu Jun 7 20:19:32 UTC 2007 i686 GNU/Linux).
> I have attached the .config file used in the building of the
> kernel. Below is the error:
> Starting up...
> Uncompressing Linux... Ok, booting the kernel.
> [ 32.227452] i8042.c: No controller found
> [ 32.228426] Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs
> on unknown-block(0,0)
> That is the correct block however and it is of ext3 format. I have
> made sure that the ext3 module is built into the kernel and have tried
> it as a module and both times I get the same error. I am not sure why
> it can't find the controller? Does my controller not have support in
> the latest kernel?
> Please CC me replies to this post, thanks! :)

Make sure your IDE/SATA driver is compiled in unless you are using an
initramfs image.


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