problem booting compiled kernel

Nagaprabhanjan Bellari nagaprabhanjan at it.iitb.ac.in
Tue Jul 20 13:23:20 UTC 2004


On Tuesday 20 July 2004 18:18, horen at ny-myth.com wrote:
> Please edit /boot/grub/menu.lst and replace the entry
>   root=/dev/hdaX   ( X with the real partition number of your installation
> )
>
Hi, Thanks for replying,
I had already made the entry as /dev/hda2(which happens to be the root 
partition). But it did not work out.

> of your compiled kernel entry. It will boot without panicing, when
        ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Can you please elaborate on this?

Thanks.

> it tries to mount the root partition.
>
> Cheers,



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