[lug] 2.6.18 kernel and initrd
Dhruva B. Reddy
bdhruva at gmx.net
Wed Sep 27 11:21:00 MDT 2006
I'm running Debian testing, and have been trying to build a 2.6.18
kernel (the standard distribution from kernel.org). I create the initrd
mkinitrd -o /boot/initrd.img-2.6.18 2.6.18
I noticed that the result is much smaller than images I have created for other
WAY2FONKY$ ls -lh /boot/initrd.img-2.6.*
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 3.3M 2006-08-18 01:54 /boot/initrd.img-18.104.22.168
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1.4M 2006-09-23 14:33 /boot/initrd.img-2.6.18
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4.6M 2005-12-28 16:08 /boot/initrd.img-2.6.8-dbr
When I try to boot the new kernel, I get a kernel panic (something about
a gzip error) when trying to get to the initrd image.
Has anyone had any difficulty with init RAM and 2.6.18?
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