RE: dist upgrade potato to woody 2.2 to 2.4 kernel
so, is it possible that the standard build requires a ramdisk, but if you
'roll your own' it is not necessary?
If the above is true, and I wish to install the standard build kernel, how
do I go about putting together this ramdisk and configuring it correctly? is
it as simple as an additional line in lilo? What creates the
From: Michael P. Soulier [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, August 06, 2001 12:19 PM
Subject: Re: dist upgrade potato to woody 2.2 to 2.4 kernel
On Mon, Aug 06, 2001 at 11:04:51AM -0500, Michael Heldebrant wrote:
> Interesting. My lilo.conf has no line about initrd and dmesg reports
> nothing on ramdisks for my 2.4.7 system. What type of systems need a
> ramdisk to boot initially?
I understood that all 2.4 kernels do, but I suppose it depends on
or not the builder of the kernel used one?
Michael P. Soulier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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