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Re: Modules not compiled in new kernel?

On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 11:17:42PM +0100, Uncurbed wrote:
> I just compiled a new kernel ( ) for my Alpha Station 400 4/233 
> avanti.
> I have the modules for the SCSI controlles compiled in the kernel.
> Everything was well until i did:
> >dpkg -i kernel-image-
> and
> > mkinitrd -o /boot/initrd.img-
> Then it said something about the Sym53c8xx modules was not found.
> But it also said that the modules probably was compiled in the kernel ( 
> and I had ,I checked the config right after )
> When I boot it freezes, and at boot it can't find the sym53c8xx 
> module.(wich is compiled in )
> It stops at:
> SCSI.0: Time out
> or something like that.

initrd-tools relied on an /proc/scsi ouput that is gone since 2.6.12.
it is phased out in favour of new initramfs generators.
> How can I fix it?

use initramfs-tools - generates newstyle initramfs images.
invocation of mkinitramfs is similar to mkinitrd,
even if the usage of update-initramfs is preferred.
yaird is the second alternative.


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