kernel panic

Fredrik Rinnestam fredrik at
Sun Oct 6 09:58:40 UTC 2013

On Sun, Oct 06, 2013 at 09:18:55AM +0000, Roelof Wobben wrote:
> Hello, 
> I now tried to install Crux 2.8 with ext4.
> So I enabled that in the menuconfig. 
> After that a kernel panic.
> So I chrooted again and  set all the missing parts enabled in the kernel.
> Did make all, cp arch/x86/boot/bzImage /boot/vmlinuz and cp /boot/
> And still a kernel panic with this message :
> kernel panic: not syncing: VFS : unable to mount root fson unknown block(8,2)
> pid 1, comm: swapper/0 not tainted 3.5.4#2

You are missing either 1) filesystem driver, 2) sata/ide/scsi controller
driver, 3) scsi-disk

Or you have lilo incorrectly configured (trying to mount the wrong

Note that these drivers cannot be built as modules (unless you use an


Fredrik Rinnestam

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