rnix at prometheon.net
Tue Dec 9 15:34:38 UTC 2003
How do you recreate your initrd?
Nathan Bryant wrote:
> Samuel Flory wrote:
>> Nathan Bryant wrote:
>>> This same issue is bugging me too, preventing me from using arjan's
>>> kernel, but I am using ext3. I think the problem is in mkinitrd.
>>> I assume you see a message like "can't mount /" with an integer
>>> error code, followed by a pivot_root error.
>>> I don't think the problem is specific to the way arjan is building
>>> 2.6 because I had the same problem with my own build of 2.5.69. So
>>> the problem is in mkinitrd or is a bug in the upstream 2.6 kernel.
>>> FWIW, I can boot 2.6 if I build it myself and link in enough modules
>>> that I don't need an initrd.
>> Install the kernel-unsupported rpm, and recreate your initrd. The
>> reiserfs module is in there.
> That'll work for the other guy. Here's the million dollar question -
> why does this happen for me when I'm using ext3?
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