Harish G. Naik wrote:
> $make-kpkg kernel_image
> $dpkg --install kernel-2.6.15*.deb
> Now when I try reebooting into the new kernel, I get:
> If you don't include the switch "--initrd" on your "make-kpkg" command
> line then you *must* compile the drivers for your hard disks and the
> filesystems you're using permanently into the kernel (ie choose compile
> option "Y", not "M" for these drivers).
> If you do include the switch "--initrd", then you can make
> modules out
> of everything and the system will load everything appropriate for your
> hardware during boot, which seems to me a rather nice way of finding out
> what hardware you actually have in your machine.
Yea I just did that.
used the --initrd switch .
It worked. Thanks all.
But the man pages mention something about the cramfs initrd patch, which I am not sure I have.
How did it work then?