Gentoo Archives: gentoo-kernel

From: Mike Doty <kingtaco@g.o>
To: gentoo-kernel@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-kernel] new kernel not booting
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 13:36:33
In Reply to: [gentoo-kernel] new kernel not booting by Tito Valentin
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Tito Valentin wrote:
> Hello All, > > I am having the following problem with my kernel. When I try to boot > it, I get the following error: > > And yes, my root device is /dev/sda3. My current working kernel does > boot from there fine but not the new one > > Any thoughts on the problem below: > > Sacnning for /lib/modules/2.6.16-gentoo-r3/modules.dep: > No such file or directory > >>> Activating udev >>> Determining root device > !! Block device /dev/sda3 is not a valid root device... > !! The root block device is unspecified or not detected. > > Please specify a device to boot, or "shell" for a shell... > > boot() : :
Looks like you're using an initrd. you need to either compile in sata support for whatever chipset sda is on or you need to compile them as modules and get those into your initrd. - -- ======================================================= Mike Doty kingtaco@g.o Gentoo/AMD64 Strategic Lead PGP Key: 0xA797C7A7 Gentoo Developer Relations ===GPG Fingerprint=== 0094 7F06 913E 78D6 F1BB 06BA D0AD D125 A797 C7A7 ======================================================= -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.3 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFEYexF0K3RJaeXx6cRArjTAKCFblpepmnBaSogpMHEwbR1aZjZoQCfXpXG vQLm3Xq0AjZWjPvYBbEYx7I= =cXRF -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-kernel@g.o mailing list