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Old 06-20-2003, 04:15 PM   #1
lafuma
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Problem wiht Redhat 8 and new kernel


i made myself a new kernel, but i have this problem i dont know where to put the information about the modules what it will load at the startup... any suggestions ?
 
Old 06-20-2003, 04:28 PM   #2
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"at the startup" of what ?

devices needed for booting (disk driver [e.g. ide, scsi], root filesystem driver [e.g. ext3, reiser], keyboard, display, etc.) have to be compiled into your kernel or go to:

"man initrd" .. initrd - boot loader initialized RAM disk

other devices (once you can access a disk during the boot process and load modules)

"man modules.conf" - configuration file for loading kernel modules
 
Old 06-20-2003, 04:29 PM   #3
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Red Hat 8.0 Upgrading the Kernel documentation.
 
  


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