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Re: 2.4.20 doesn't boot (watchdog reset)

Wild. I had no idea. Thanks for the info. I will remember that. That is
one of those small things that can drive one wild to figure out.


On Fri, 24 Jan 2003, Nathan E Norman wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 07:38:38AM -0700, santiago wrote:
> > With regards to booting with a kernel with initrd enabled:
> > the kernel will boot fine if an initrd image is made and pointed to in
> > your silo.conf; e.g.
> > 	sparc/boot> mkinitrd myinitrdname.img 2.4.19-ac4
> > you should subsistute you kernel directory name as it is in /lib/modules/
> >
> > then your kernel with initrd compiled in should boot. (at least the initrd
> > part will work).
> [ Please don't Cc: me on list mail ]
> I know how initrd works; I use one for booting my ultra 60 with
> raid+lvm.  However, my SS5 _will not boot_ a 2.4 kernel that has initrd
> _support_ compiled in, regardless of whether I specify an initrd image
> in silo.conf.  Doesn't make much sense to me, but there it is.  In
> this case it's no big deal; I just boot with a 2.4 kernel which
> doesn't support initrd.

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