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Re: mkinitrd, ramdisk failure?

To: stimits@xxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: mkinitrd, ramdisk failure?
From: Keith Owens <kaos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 10:44:08 +1000
Cc: "XFS: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: Your message of "Tue, 12 Jun 2001 17:29:33 CST." <3B26A5DD.1BAAA1A5@idcomm.com>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Tue, 12 Jun 2001 17:29:33 -0600, 
"D. Stimits" <stimits@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>It boots normally for a while, looks like it is working, detects the
>scsi controller, it even goes through some network and USB stuff. Then,
>when it *should* be saying:
>Start mounting filesystem: sd(8,6)
>
>It will instead say:
>Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 08:06

Probably because the XFS module has not been loaded.  Did it ask for
the second floppy?  I am not familiar with two floppy boots but I think
you need prompt_ramdisk=1 with the kernel on the first disk and initrd
on the second.


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