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Re: 2.6.4 to 2.6.5 problems w/ a sarge machine



I used all the right options, like --initrd, when
building the kernel. I've been building my own kernels
for awhile, and actually only recently switched back
to using debian sources, and I've never had a problem
like this before. Of course it's on the remote
machine, so my diagnostics are limited ...

Richard


--- Derek Broughton <derek@pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> From: "Kenneth Macdoald Karlsen"
> <ken@fiona-victor.com>
> 
> [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:
>     make-kpkg --initrd
> 
> You have to tell it you want an initrd kernel.
> 
> 
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