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Re: [opensuse] problems with making initrd
  • From: Franziskus Meier <markirus@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2006 14:17:11 +0100
  • Message-id: <200602071417.11755.markirus@xxxxxxx>
On 3. Februar 2006 02:52 wrote Oliver Bengs:
>for default is in the initrd only what is needed for boot,
>i mean you haven't your root filesystem as amigafs. This module can be

Yes, i need the amiga partition only for working, but:
Does the suse kernel handle amgiga partitioned disks?
The option for this had been deactivated in the kernel-config in my fresh
installed system.

>i compile my kernel with "make rpm" then i install the rpm, cd /boot
>and create the initrd only with "mkinitrd -k vmlinuz -i initrd" then
>already the rootfilesystem and the bootsplash is in initrd.
>On Thu, 2 Feb
>2006 16:17:57 +0100 Franziskus Meier <markirus@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> while trying to built my first own kernel I've got a problem. Maybe
>> it's more simple for this mailing-list.
>> Simple tech-stats of system:
>> OpenSuse 10.0 with Update to 2006-01-31
>> After configuring kernel-plan (I need additionally to handle amiga
>> and apple harddiscs on i386 system and added under "partition types"
>> -> "amiga partitioning" or so) I compiled the kernel and modules.
>> This steps created also an addtional
>> directory /lib/modules/2.6.13amgia-15.7.default. Then I copied the
>> kernel-file vmlinuz.bin from /usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot/ to /
>> boot/. Due to the entry amiga in Makefile the above mentioned modules
>> directory resulted. After adding the kernel via yast in grub with
>> origin initrd-file the first start with new kernel failed.Trying to
>> create a new initrd via
>> mkinitrd -i initrd-amigardb -k vmlinuz-2.6.13amiga-15.7-default -m
>> "via82cxxx tmscsim processor thermal fan affs"
>> the system replied:
>> Root device: /dev/hda3 (mounted on / as ext2)
>> Module list: via82cxxx tmscsim processor thermal fan affs
>> Kernel image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.13amiga-15.7-default
>> Initrd image: /boot/initrd-amigardb
>> No modules found for kernel
>> What does the system need?
>> If more information needed, feel free to ask.
>> Greetz
>> Franz
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