Re: 2.6.4 to 2.6.5 problems w/ a sarge machine
From: "Kenneth Macdoald Karlsen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
[sorry Kenneth if you got a private copy. my bad...]
> On Thu, 2004-04-22 at 20:41, Richard Weil wrote:
> > The source for 2.6.5 came into Sarge a day or two ago.
> > I complied it using the exact same configuration as
> > 2.6.4. I checked all the new additions to the kernel
> > and there was nothing important. The machine panics
> > when I try to boot into the new kernel. I don't have
> > full details because I don't have access to the
> > machine, but I was told the machine had hung with an
> > "attempting to kill init!" message.
> > What could have happened?
> I dont know why you have problems but i would suggest using sources from
> kernel.org. They work fine with me. I have also run into problems with
> deb.sources, but not with sources from kernel.org.
I would suggest not, because they don't work with initrd unless patched.
Which brings me to my best guess:
You have to tell it you want an initrd kernel.