Re: initrd on debian-40 cannot boot new 2.6 kernel
On Aug 27, 12:20 pm, "lovecreatesbea...@gmail.com"
> I install debian-40r4a in VMware on one machine and upgrade the kernel
> from 2.6.18-6-686 to 18.104.22.168. 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 22.214.171.124. I make an initrd
> image with 2.6.18-6-686 and un-comment the lines in menu.lst as:
> initrd /boot/initrd.img-126.96.36.199. This works also.
> But on another machine with the same debian-40, 188.8.131.52 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