udev [ -f /dev/.udev.tdb ] test

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Fri Sep 24 17:04:37 PDT 2004

On Sat, 25 Sep 2004 01:29:04 +0200
"M.Canales.es" <manuel at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> In my system, QDI-P4I848P motherboard (chipset ICH5) with "Enchanced Mode" 
> activated in BIOS, and the libata driver compiled into the kernel (the SATA 
> ata_piix driver, not the PATA piix driver) I got a "kernel paninc: unable to 
> mount root filesystem" if I try to load the kernel directly, but boot fine 
> using a barebone initrd (created using the "initrd for LFS" hint from Jim 
> Gifford).

Are you saying it works as a module but not when linked directly?

If so, thats a kernel bug and should be treated as such.

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