Static Kernel booting issues... for server oriented custome kernel
Gain Paolo Mureddu
gmureddu at prodigy.net.mx
Sun Feb 6 02:29:09 UTC 2005
>Ran in to a fascinating problem,
> I need a custome compiled kernel that is static.. (i.e. all drivers built into the kernel... not modular) for a server system that is being built.
> I have generated 2 kernels:
> 1 with module loading enabled.
> 1 with module loading disabled.
>For the server system the kernel will be deployed on module loading must be disabled.
> If I try to boot the kernel with module loading disabled and the boot process halts with failure to open initial console. But, I boot the kernel with module loading enabled, and the boot proceeds fine everything functions.
> The problem may be in the way udev is setup in the fedora core 3 initialization.
>1) Has anyone tried turning module loading off and booted
> successfully? If so I would appreciate knowing how you
> solved the boot problem I have run into.
>2) Does anyone have a fix or suggestions of a fix for the
> sysinit scripts for the system.
>Thanks for any suggestions...
I can't say I ever could do this... May I inquire why do you must NOT
have module loading support? That seems a bit interesting and I would be
willing to try and build a non modular kernel.
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