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Re: Couldn't open directory /lib/modules/2.6.12: No such file or directory

On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 10:36:37AM +0800, KokHow.Teh@infineon.com wrote:
> Hi;
> 	I am using a debian linux-2.6.17 system to build a linux-2.6.x
> (x = 12 or 9). After `make install` the newly built kernel, I could boot
> up the new kernel without error. However, when I boot up the system back
> to the original default linux-2.6.17, I am stumbled into the error above
> and dropped into single user shell where I could type anything on the
> keyboard now. My question is, what has gone wrong with any configuration
> in /boot that could have miss-led the original default linux-2.6.17 to
> load modules from the wrong directories; directories which are supposed
> to be used by the respective linux kernel when it boots up?
> 	Any insight is appreciated.

Are you using grub? Are you using an initrd? If using grub, is menu.lst
correct? If using an initrd, does update-initramfs help? Does depmod -a

" ... the official version cannot be abandoned because the implication of
rejecting it is far too disturbing: that we are subject to a government
conspiracy of `X-Files' proportions and insidiousness."
Letter to the LA Times Magazine, September 18, 2005.

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