Re: 2.6.4 to 2.6.5 problems w/ a sarge machine
On Fri, 2004-04-23 at 05:39, Derek Broughton wrote:
> 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:
> make-kpkg --initrd
> You have to tell it you want an initrd kernel.
I dont use initrd but kernel.org kernelsource has never failed for me...