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Re: upgrade debian kernal



On Sat, Apr 17, 2004 at 12:42:01AM -0500 or thereabouts, Kent West wrote:
> S.D.A. wrote:
> 
> >On Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 07:21:11PM -0500 or thereabouts, Kent West wrote:

> >Apologies if this has been done before, but if it has, I surely can't
> >
> I've never had to do anything extra _except_ add the initrd line to
> lilo.conf.
> 
> When you "apt-get install kernel-image-2.4-blahblah", it should warn you about
> this; at this point, if I haven't already done so on a previous kernel
> upgrade, I let that sit and hope over to a different VT or terminal window,
> and edit /etc/lilo.conf, like so:

It tells one to add that line, but it could be clearer as to exactly where.
Something you've done. Thanks.

> >image=/vmlinuz
> >        label=Linux
> >        read-only
> >        initrd=/initrd.img
> >        append="hdc=ide-scsi"
> >#       restricted
> >#       alias=1
> 
> Notice the single line that says "initrd=/initrd.img"; this is the only 
> line I have to add, and I don't believe it matters where in the "stanza" 
> it goes. Then I save the file and hop back to my kernel installation and 
> tell it to continue. As part of the installation, it runs lilo so I 
> don't have to. Note also that this line is only needed with kernels that 
> were built to use an _init_ial _r_am _d_isk, which most official Debian 
> kernels are, I believe.
> Kent

So that's it, besides running Lilo? I wonder why, those two steps, don't tend to
work for me, when upgrading from the 2.2.* image from stable. :\

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