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smeezekitty 10-13-2009 08:02 PM

lilo says my 2.6 kernel image is to large&new problem kernel will not boot
 
the error:
Code:

Added Linux *
Skipping /vmlinuz.old
Fatal: Kernel /vmlinux.cus is too big

size:
Code:

root@box:/# ls -s vmlinux.cus
6708 vmlinux.cus
root@box:/#

2.4 kernel image size:
Code:

976 linux24

Tinkster 10-13-2009 08:34 PM

And now tell us how you achieved that huge mother of a kernel?


Cheers,
Tink

jefro 10-13-2009 08:35 PM

Compress it?

Kind of big isn't it? What block size?

smeezekitty 10-13-2009 08:41 PM

got it: http://lists.samba.org/archive/linux...il/002938.html
now i have a new problem
the kernel will not boot:
Code:

All bugs added by David S. Miller <davem@redhat.com> -- WTF?
Using IPI Shortcut mode
hd: no drives specified - use hd=cyl,head,sectors on kernel  command line
VFS: Cannot open root device "301" or unknown-block(3,1)
Please append a correct "root=" boot option; here are the available partitions:
Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(3,1)
Pid: 1, comm, swapper not tainted 2.6.31.2 #2
Call Trace
panic+0x38/0xd9
mount_block_root+0x104/0x118
mount_root+0x96/0x9b
? kernel_init+0x0/0x8b
prepare_namespace+0x141/0x165
kernel_init+0x82/0x8b
kernel_thread_helper+0x7/0x10

WTF does this all mean?


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