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Re: [OT] compiled kernels do not boot

25/03/2011 21:19, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> Hi,
> I have tried 3 self-compiled kernels and they do not boot. They compile
> w/o errors.
> They are compiled with 'make-kpkg --revision 1 --append-to-version -ck2
> --initrd kernel_image'. This is with an uptodate Sid.
> I have looked at the initrd files with cpio and I see nothing wrong: the
> 'init' file is there as it should be, etc. But what to look for?
> I use legacy-grub and that just sits there with 'boot' as the last
> command, forever.
> Does anybody have any suggestions as to what to try next?
> I have used make-kpkg many times, but not in the last 5 months, and this
> has never happened to me.
> Hugo

Hi, I don't think there is a general problem in kernel-package
(12.036+nmu1 here), I compiled three kernels (2.6.37* and 2.6.38*) this
week and one more is backing right now without issue.

Are the required hooks scripts for your setup in place and valid (see
/usr/share/kernel-package/examples/etc/) ? Any module missing from
/etc/initramfs-tools/modules ?

Maybe you could try with "make deb-pkg" target and see if it boots this way.

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