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RE: 2.1.121 build for ds2100

To: Thomas Riemer <>
Subject: RE: 2.1.121 build for ds2100
From: Harald Koerfgen <>
Date: Fri, 09 Oct 1998 19:22:20 +0200 (MEST)
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Hi Tom,

On 09-Oct-98 Thomas Riemer wrote:
> I downloaded the 2.1.21 pre1 release and tried to build it - for a
> a ds2100.
> I'm getting:
> VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem).
> VFS: Cannot open root device 00:00
> Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 00:00
> This error is generated in super.c.
> Anyone else seeing this?

This is normal If you haven't specified the root fs with an command line 
option. To
be able to play around with the nfsroot option I have removed a hack that 
the ramdisk as the root fs.

Just boot the kernel with

>>boot <insert_your_boot_options_here> root=/dev/ram

Have fun.

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