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Old 01-03-2009, 09:32 AM   #1
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problem installing kernel 2.6.28 from sources in suse 11

i am running suse 11 kernel version 2.6.25.
i tried to install kernel 2.6.28 following the instructions at

this page does not mention making initrd

but i did mkinitrd -k /boot/vmlinuz -i /boot/initrd

now when i restart in the new system

i get the following messages...

ioremap error
kgdbts run plant and detach test
no ibft detected
using IPI-no shortest node
it87wdt- unknown chip found
w83697ug/uf wdt initialized
no w83697ug/uf found
kernel panic no init found

and the computer hangs

where is the problem
Old 01-04-2009, 02:05 AM   #2
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Your link is broken.
The usual process for installing a 2.6 kernel is

There are a number of steps, which, if missed or performed incorrectly, could lead to that error you got. For eg. if you don't have a correct initrd line in grub.


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