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Re: initrd kernel-image compilation


In article <[🔎] Pine.LNX.4.44.0208011139140.4286-100000@oxide.phys.iit.edu> you wrote:
> I check to see that there is an initrd image (there is) in the /boot
> directory and just to be sure, I even mount it (-t cramfs) on /mnt to make
> sure that it is properly populated (it seems to be just about like the
> stock initrd image).  LILO is properly set up and points to the new
> initrd.img link but when I reboot, there is a kernel panic when the root
> cannot be mounted.  The message refers to device 03:01, which I suppose is
> /dev/hda1.

>From /usr/share/doc/kernel-image-2.4.18-686 on my system:

These modifications were also made:
* Added initrd support for cramfs.

May be you should try with a Debian kernel source.

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