Re: unable to boot 2.6.7 on sarge
On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 06:29:41PM -0600, Jordan Smith wrote:
> I ran into this problem myself when compiling a custom kernel.
> Let me take a stab that your root partition is on an IDE drive?
> If that is the case you have to compile all of the IDE block device
> support into the kernel instead of as a module.
Not necessarily; that's what initrds are for.
> I don't know why, but all of the IDE block device support is
> configured to compile as a module in the default kernel config.
That's because the default Debian kernels use initrds.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]