Re: interesting times installing 2.4.17 in Woody...
> From: Herbert Xu <email@example.com>
> Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 08:02:33 +1100
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Jim Gettys), email@example.com
> Subject: Re: interesting times installing 2.4.17 in Woody...
> Jim Gettys <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > o gnome battery aplet is advising me the kernel may not have APM support.
> > Is this true? Do I have to build a kernel to get it? This would be
> > unfortunate....
> Put apm in /etc/modules.
> > On the laptop, Keith's suggestion was different: to add ext3 to my initrd.
> > Using mkinitrd did the trick, and now my laptop is running ext3 on the
> > root. It sure would be nice if the initrd that came with current 2.4's
> > after 2.4.16 came with ext3 in it, or if the base system built ext3 in
> > entirely.
> If you have ext3 in your fstab, then the kernel should work out of the
My point exactly: it didn't work for the root file system until ext3 was
put in the initrd, as it isn't built into the base kernel. It worked
fine for other file systems.
Cambridge Research Laboratory
Compaq Computer Corporation