Common causes of this problem are:
- Not compiling in the filesystem type of the root partition.
- Not compiling in drivers for the controller
- If the filesystem and controller are not compiled into the kernel,
not providing access to the right initrd or not providing an initrd at
- Incorrect fstab entries.
Without the specific error messages we can't help you more.
On Fri, 2002-11-22 at 01:48, Seth Mos wrote:
> At 05:07 22-11-2002 +0100, Cassy wrote:
> >I have a question.
> >My RH linux root partition is ext3 filesystem. I want mount another hard
> >disk with XFS filesystem.
> >I compiled kernel with both xfs and ext3 extension (in kernel, not
> >This compiled kernel unable to mount root (ext3) partition, and panic.
> >Can i use both xfs and ext3 fs at the same time (same OS)?
> Yes, can you give the exact error?
> Did you perhaps forget to compile-in a scsi or IDE driver?
> It might just be your lucky day, if you only knew.