RE: Initrd problems
thanks for the reply, here's the relevant files as requested...
# Configuration file for mkinitrd(8). See mkinitrd.conf(5).
# This file is meant to be parsed as a shell script.
# What modules to install.
# The length (in seconds) of the startup delay during which linuxrc may
# If this is set to probe mkinitrd will try to figure out what's needed
# mount the root file system. This is equivalent to the old PROBE=on
# This controls the permission of the resulting initrd image.
# Command to generate the initrd image.
MKIMAGE='mkcramfs %s %s > /dev/null'
#MKIMAGE='mkext2fs %s %s > /dev/null'
# Set this to yes if you want to use busybox(1).
# Set this to no if you want to disable /usr/share/initrd-tools/scripts.
# /etc/mkinitrd/modules: Kernel modules to load for initrd.
# This file should contain the names of kernel modules and their
# (if any) that are needed to mount the root file system, one per line.
# Comments begin with a `#', and everything on the line after them are
# You must run mkinitrd(8) to effect this change.
# wd io=0x300
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Herbert Xu [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, 9 December 2003 06:08
> To: Lewis Shobbrook
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Initrd problems
> On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 11:04:22AM +1100, Lewis Shobbrook wrote:
> > Basically the driver module is not loading and we can't
> mount the root
> > filesystem. The module FastTrak.o can't be found, but I've
> mounted the
> > rd image and can verify the inclusion. I've adjusted the
> modules file
> > within the /etc/mkinitrd folder, and added the module as
> > /lib/modules/2.4.22/kernel/drivers/scsi/FastTrak.o and simply
> > FastTrak.o, the result is the same. It looks close, but
> I'm unable to
> > get around the failure to locate the module.
> > I've scrounged through what little info I can find and have
> struck a
> > bit of an impasse.
> > Can anyone offer any advice on how to do this correctly?
> Please show me the contents of the files that you've modified
> under /etc/mkinitrd.