Re: incomplete kernel install, etch-backports
Mark Copper <email@example.com>:
> I'm trying to update an older system to Etch. I'm following Release
> Notes for Debian GNU/Linux 4.0. For hardware reasons, I ran the command
> aptitude -t etch-backports install linux-image-2.6-686
> Output for the command
> aptitude show linux-image-2.6-686
> State: installed
> However, even after running lilo, /vmlinuz is still symlinked to the old
> Is this related to the message I received during the installation, that
> the boot loader needed to be configured to use an initrd? And if so,
> where do I find out how to do this?
Is boot support for your system enabled in that kernel (root fs &
Please describe your system (lvm/RAID, where's /, hardware, ...).
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