Bug 22718 - kernel -2.4.0-0.43.4 is unable to mount root system
kernel -2.4.0-0.43.4 is unable to mount root system
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-12-22 01:14 EST by Knut J BJuland
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-22 01:14:35 EST
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Description Knut J BJuland 2000-12-22 01:14:32 EST
I have made an initrd file and put initrd=initrd-2.4.0-0.43.4 into
lilo.conf.
When the pc boot this message appear.: VFS mount root ext2 filesystem.
kmod failed to exec /sbin/nodprobe -s -k block-major-3, errno=2. I have
update with lates modutils from rawhide and glics and gcc from
redhat-updates-7. I used kernel-2.4.0-0.25 to install the lates kernel, and
I run /sbin/mkinitrd initrd-2.4.0-0.43.4 and the edit lilo.conf. Before
running lilo.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-12-22 11:53:12 EST
The kernel mistakenly doesn't require mkinitrd >= 2.7; it needs to.

That way ide modules are included; this oversight will be fixed in
the next rawhide kernel. In the meantime, installing that
version of mkinitrd and running it should leave a working initrd.

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