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Re: Cannot boot 2.6.8 kernel from ext3 root partition on Ultra5

Ulrich Teichert wrote:

With this, the kernel can't even load the initrd, as it is on a disk.

Wrong. PROM calls allow SILO to load the initrd from the disk into memory, just as it does with the kernel. That is the whole point of initrd.

The rest of the modules you noted as missing benefit from the initial
ramdisk hack. The problem is that for some reason Daniel doesn't have any working initrds. Daniel, could you attach "ls -l /boot" from your machine?

Joshua Kwan

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