David M Noriega wrote:
Label and root are on separate lines> I have RH9, and I am trying to install the latest kernel, 2.4.21. It
> compiles fine, no probs there. I even used the make install command which
> adds the new kernel to the grub.conf file. When it comes to reboot and i
> pick 2.4.21, the kernel panics when it tries to mount the root directory.
> It has root=LABEL=/ as a boot option. The kernel says cant find device
> "LABEL=/" use proper "root=" boot option. My boot directory is at
> /dev/hde2, root is at /dev/hde5. I have tried setting root=/dev/hde5 at
> startup, doesnt work. My hd is a 60gig Western Digital that is connected
> to a pci card since my bios is too old to support the drive. Please help,
> I really want to see whats so good about the 2.4.21 kernel.
label=linux (for example)
seems to be what you need. Label is what appears in your LILO menu, so it
must be unique. Up the top, default=(put here the label of the image you
want to be the default.)
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