Re: 2.6.17-rc4-mm1 panic on boot

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On Tue, May 16, 2006 at 01:45:38AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Followup to:  <20060516001501.GA7528@localhost>
> By author:    [email protected]
> In newsgroup:
> >
> > Just upgraded from rc3-mm4.
> > Panic on boot with this message (copied by hand ):
> > 	kinit:do_mount
> > 	kinit: name_to_dev_t(/dev/hda8) = dev (0,0)
> > 	kinit:rot_dev = dev (0,0)
> > 	kinit root_dev = dev (0,0)
> > 	kinit trying to mount /dev/root on /root
> > 	...........
> > /dev/hda8 is my root partition but I suppose dev (0,0) is the first
> > partition on hda which is FAT.
> > I tried vanilla rc4 with the same result.
> > 
> This means kinit couldn't find a name-to-number mapping for the string
> /dev/hda8.  However, you said you tried vanilla rc4 with the same
> result, and vanilla rc4 doesn't use klibc.
Sorry for my silliness, actually rc4 boot OK
> This means hda8 simply isn't discovered on your system, which probably
> means hda isn't discovered.  This typically is an issue with your
> kernel configuration, but it's not always.
yes that was my problem: rc4-mm1 need CONFIG_SCSI_PATA_AMD=y
which -rc4 don't for my nForce2 ide controller.

many thankx
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