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Old 11-13-2004, 02:24 PM   #1
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missing initrd


I'm woundering if a new "initrd.img" is automaticly created when you compile a new kernel? I've resently compiled the 2.6.9 kernel and I started to config grub when I relised I dont have an new initrd, so I cant get the new Debian system running. Have I missed some option when I compiled the kernel?
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what are you using an initial ramdisk for??
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Did you compile it the "debian way" using its packaging setup? If so after you set up your .config do make-kpkg --initrd --revision=custom.1 kernel_image.


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