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upgrading the kernel in debian etch from 2.6.18 to 2.6.29

I am running debian etch with - Linux thor 2.6.18-6-amd64 #1 SMP Thu Dec 25 21:08:54 UTC 2008 x86_64 GNU/Linux ; I am running this with Raid 5 and LVM.

I would like to update to 2.6.29 ; I found this article but i am little stuck, can you help ?

the article is:

The steps are:

1. apt-get install kernel-package ncurses-dev fakeroot wget bzip2

wget http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/linux-2.6.29.tar.bz2


tar xjf linux-2.6.29.tar.bz2

cd linux-2.6.29/

4.make menuconfig

make-kpkg clean
fakeroot make-kpkg --revision=custom.1.0 kernel_image

apt-get update
apt-get install module-init-tools initrd-tools procps

6. cd ../

dpkg -i kernel-image-2.6.29_custom.1.0_i386.deb

cd /boot/
mkinitrd -o /boot/initrd.img-2.6.29 2.6.29

8. I reboot and and choose the 2.6.29 option from grub.

But i am getting an error that it can not find or mount the filesystem.

If i reboot again and choose the older config, everything is back to normal and i am working with the old kernel.

Can anyone assist ???


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