Re: AW: Building kernel
dunno whether you didn't read his release notes
or he didn't notice his kernel was devfs-based,
but those things are to be checked carefully
before installing new kernels.
boot with option "devfs=nomount" and remove that
kernel or install devfsd
On Sun, 2003-02-16 at 14:31, Reto Stalder wrote:
> Hi Ajay,
> > try
> > http://www.ibooklinux.net/plain_page.php?caller=ibooklinux.php+record=86.
> > Look for the iBook (not iMac!) benH tree kernel. This is a precompiled
> > kernel and the config file used in building it is listed there for
> > download.
> > There is a very good page available
> > out there which lists the whole installation process along w/
> > config files.
> > http://mega.ist.utl.pt/~mmsf/ibook.html
> I managed to compile the kernel, doing the following steps:
> - I've downloaded the source: kernel-source-2.4.20-ben5_10.00.Custom_all.deb
> - I've unpacked the source to /usr/src/linux
> - Then I've copied the .config file from
> http://mega.ist.utl.pt/~mmsf/ibook.html to /usr/src/linux
> - Finally I've compiled it the debian way with "make-dpkg kernel_image" and
> installed it with "dpkg -i kernel... .deb"
> On the next reboot, I got the following error:
> Checking root filesystem...
> fsck 1.30-WIP (30-Sept-2002)
> fsck.ext3: No such file or directory while trying to open /dev/hda11
> The superblock could not be read or does not describe a correct ext2
> filesystem. If the device is valid and it really contains an ext2
> filesystem (and not swap or ufs or something else), then the superblock
> is corrupt, and you might try running e2fsck with an alternate superblock:
> e2fsck -b 8193 <device>
> fsck failed. Please repair manually and reboot
> I have no idea how to solve this. By the way: the precompiled version of
> benh5 works well, except the sleep mode (see my previous post "Problems with
> pmu/display"). That's why I wanted to compile it by myself...
> > way you want it. If you have trouble, post again and I will attach my
> > ..config file that I am using on my ibook2.2 right now.
> O that would be fine!
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