Subject: Re: Lastest *working* kernel? / NCR vs SYMBIOS
From: Martin Lucina (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Sep 30 1999 - 14:39:34 PDT
On Thu, Sep 30, 1999 at 12:16:10PM -0700, Ron Farrer wrote:
> What's that latest *working* 2.2.x kernel on Alpha? I just tried 2.2.9 but
> it croaks at boot with:
> "Request_module [block-major-8]: Root fs not mounted
> VFS: Cannot open root device 08:06
> Kernel Panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 08:06"
You sure you're not doing something funny with initrd? It seems like the
kernel thinks your SCSI driver should be a module.
I've been using 2.2.9 on a configuration similar to yours (AS200 4/233) for
quite a while now with no trouble at all.
> Also, should I use the NCR or SYMBIOS driver for the onboad SCSI? I had been
> using the NCR in the 2.0.x kernels, but have had stablity problems on my
> other system and was told to use the symbios one!?!
Use the ncr53c8xx driver.
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