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Re: Kernel weirdness

Cristian Ionescu-Idbohrn wrote:
On Fri, 10 Oct 2003, Derek Broughton wrote:

From: "Cristian Ionescu-Idbohrn" <cristian.ionescu-idbohrn@axis.com>

On Sun, 5 Oct 2003, Rob wrote:

I've installed the kernel-image-2.4.22-1-686 package. Until now,
I've been running the 2.4.18-bf2.4 kernel. Though I didn't change
what modules I load, with this new kernel package have come a whole
bunch of new modules that are being loaded. I've run modconfig and
removed them, but they continue to to load at boot.

This insane behaviour is caused by initrd:


it's not that hard to change

Shouldn't need to change anything, if it can be done right from the start.

Of course you should.  You've downloaded a completely generic kernel and
expect it to know what modules _your_ laptop requires.  The only way to
change that is to make your own initrd.  And while you're at it, you
might as well compile your own kernel.

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