[ILUG] Problem booting 2.6 kernel
frlinux at gmail.com
Fri Oct 8 17:51:23 IST 2004
On Fri, 08 Oct 2004 16:49:06 +0100, Aidan Delaney <adelaney at cs.may.ie> wrote:
> The problem is definitely that you have no initrd. Debian requires an
> initrd for its stock 2.6 kernels. There's a mkinitrd script or somthing
> (I'm on Gentoo ATM) but I suggest sticking with the stock Debian 2.6
It could just be that you need to append a root=X,Y (replace this by
the device given at the end of the make bzImage, the kernel tells you
what it expects) and try to boot that from lilo upon reboot by
appending root=X,Y I had that on a couple of Debian systems.
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