Re: grub and 2.5.50

From: Alex Tomas (
Date: Thu Dec 12 2002 - 08:09:09 EST

>>>>> Stefan Reinauer (SR) writes:

 SR> * Matt Young <> [021210 01:40]:
>> These grub commands work with SUSE 2.4.19-4GB:
>> kernel (hd0,0)/bzImage root=/dev/hda3 vga=791 initrd
>> (hd0,0)/initrd
>> But with 2.5.50 the kernel panics after Freeing the initrd memory
>> with "Unable te mount root FS, please correct the root= cammand
>> line"

>> I have compiled with the required file systems

 SR> Did you also compile in support for the root device itself
 SR> (i.e. ide or scsi driver). These are loaded via the initrd
 SR> normally on SuSE, which will not work, if you did not install
 SR> newer modutils..

First of all, 2.5.10 has sysfs-related bug. try to replace root=/dev/hda3
by root=303

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