[fedora-india] how create mkinitramfs & fedora src kernel
lakshmipathi.g at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 06:34:57 UTC 2011
What stops you from pulling the vanilla source and compiling the kernel
>I have downloaded & complied a kernel version 2.6.35.
>I'm still using Fedora 12 220.127.116.11-175.fc12.x86_64
On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 9:05 PM, Balaji G <balajig.foss at gmail.com> wrote:
> What stops you from pulling the vanilla source and compiling the kernel
> - G
> On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 3:06 PM, Lakshmipathi.G <lakshmipathi.g at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi -
>> I have downloaded & complied a kernel version 2.6.35. Now I need to create
>> initramfs - I found that fedora doesn't have mkinitramfs command.
>> It has something called dracut. I tried to use it "dracut
>> initramfs.2.6.35.img 2.6.35" and edited menu.lst.
>> But the kernel is not booting .No error message (I assume it because it
>> fails to find initramfs).
>> Any one tried mkinitramfs with Fedora? I tried mkinitrd -it fails too.
>> I'm still using Fedora 12 18.104.22.168-175.fc12.x86_64
>> Question 2:
>> Anyone installed 22.214.171.124-175.fc12.x86_64 kernel source ? I
>> download 126.96.36.199-175.fc12.x86_64 src rpm It has lot of patches.When I
>> tried apply few of them got rejected. why Fedora doesn't provide their
>> kernel with all these patches applied by themselves rather than expecting
>> end-user to spent their time in apply/debugging it?
>> FOSS Programmer.
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