I think the problem is with my kernel. my lspci says:
IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801FBM (ICH6M) SATA Controller (rev 03)
I have kernel v2.6.19-gentoo-r5
What do I need to select in my kernel configuration to make this work?
On Wed, 2007-04-25 at 10:03 +0800, Kamchybek Jusupov wrote:
> Hi mail,
> deimos ~ # cat /boot/grub/menu.lst
> timeout 5
> title=Gentoo Linux 2006.1
> root (hd0,0)
> kernel /boot/kernel-2.6.20-gentoo-r6_2 root=/dev/sda3
> splash=silent,fadein,theme:synack quiet CONSOLE=/dev/tty1
> Also, attached my 2.6.20 kernel config file... Right now using Compaq
> laptop, but config file was used from my previous thinkpad...
> On Tue, 24 Apr 2007 18:04:33 -0400 / mail wrote:
> With a subject: [gentoo-laptop] thinkpad T43 boot problem
> > Hi,
> > I am trying to set up a T43 with grub.
> > I installed grub, set up the grub.conf file and it gets past the
> > splash screen and starts to load devices, then a kernel panic:
> > Cannot open root device "sda3" or unknown-block (2,0)
> > This lapttop has sata drive I guess, I have the kernel sata driver
> > loaded, and I have tried all kinds of various alternatives such as
> > hda3, sda1, hda1, (hd0,0) etc... I know that the "root" is correct
> > because the splash screen is fine.
> > Does anybody have experience setting up grub on a T43?
> > Thanks
> > rick
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