Re: initramfs-tools does not add dm-mod.ko to initrd for kernels 2.6.30-2-686 and kernels 2.6.30-2-686-bigmem
On Thu, 15 Oct 2009 00:56:20 -0400
Mitchell Laks <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 00:05 Thu 15 Oct , Mitchell Laks wrote:
> > How can I work around this and what to do? My old kernel 2.6.26
> > works fine.... How to force initrd to load the dm-mod and other
> > device-mapper kernel modules?
> I have added
> file and then
> dpkg-reconfigure linux-image-2.6.30-2-686-bigmen
> and it regenerated the initrd.img file
> but then when I selected this kernel in grub2
> it still could not find the
> /dev/mapper/debian-root device.
> I was dumped by grub2 into Busybox
> and when I ran
> (initramfs) cat /proc/modules
> sure enough these modules were now in the kernel.
> However when I did ls /dev/mapper all I see is
> and I cannot find the
> which exists when I boot into the vmlinuz-2.6.26-2-686 kernel.
> So why is grub2 failing to boot in the 2.6.30-2-686 kernel?
FWIW I have exactly the same problem... Whew !!! I didn't cause this
Thanks more that you know... BTW I haven't fix mine yet... But getting