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Re: initrd on debian-40 cannot boot new 2.6 kernel

On Aug 27, 12:20 pm, "lovecreatesbea...@gmail.com"
<lovecreatesbea...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I install debian-40r4a in VMware on one machine and upgrade the kernel
> from 2.6.18-6-686 to I don't make an initrd image and
> comment the initrd line in grub's menu.lst file. I can boot the new
> 2.6.26 kernel and the "uname r" reports I make an initrd
> image with 2.6.18-6-686 and un-comment the lines in menu.lst as:
> initrd  /boot/initrd.img- This works also.
> But on another machine with the same debian-40, kernel
> package and VMware. The system cannot boot the new 2.6.26 kernel with
> an initrd image or without it. It presents error messages like:
> "...root file system...", "...insert root floppy and press enter...",
> "blah, blah..."

That was my fault.

The kernel compilation and booting goes smoothly on VMware version 6
but fails on version 5. It works after I switch to version 6 on the
other machine.

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