graphiccard wouldn't work correctly
i have new hardware in my pc. Therefore exists new problems. The graphiccard will not work correctly.
CPU:AMD Athlon64 4000+
HDD: 160GB SATA
graficcard: Sapphire Radeon X1900GT (ATI) PCIe
actually using kernel 220.127.116.11-amd64
want to use kernel 2.6.20
For using this hw with Debian/Sarge, i have to use a Sarge-costum-BootCD, which is using the kernel 2.6.18-2-amd64
Other Debian/Sarge products wouldn't work with the SATA controller on board.
After installing Debian/Sarge with kernel 2.6.18-2 i want to use KDE, but the graficcard is unknown for this version.
Therefore, i want to use the actually ati driver 8.33.6. But it is not able to install this driver on this operating system.
During in the installation, it stopps without any hints.
I think, it could be the wrong kernel, which i am now using. Downloading the new kernel from kernel.org, compiling and installing are without any errors.
Now, if i use this kernel after restart the system can't be running. Systemboot stopps on using RAMDISK. Change in the /etc/mkinitrd/mkinitrd.conf the MKIMAGE from CRAMFS to genromfs.
New installing, same error:
RAMDISK: romfs filesystem found at block 0
RAMDISK: loading 13428KiB [1 disk] into ram disk... done.
No filesystem could mount root, tried: cramfs
kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)
1. How can i compile and install the new kernel?
2. it is possible to use the ati driver for the old kernel and how does it fit?
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