deimos ~ # cat /boot/grub/menu.lst
title=Gentoo Linux 2006.1
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
> 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?