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Old 04-05-2003, 12:11 AM   #1
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running new kernel

i compiled a new kernel, but when i go to run it, i get errors such as: initrd missing... even tho initrd is accounted for. here is my grub.conf, any ideas, last one is the new kernel, the first 2 work fine.

title Red Hat Linux (2.4.18-14)
root (hd0,0)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.18-14 ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi
initrd /initrd-2.4.18-14.img
title WinXP
map (hd0) (hd1)
map (hd1) (hd0)
rootnoverify (hd1,0)
chainloader +1
title Wan Version
root (hd0,0)
kernel /bzImage ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi
initrd /initrd-2.4.18-14.img
Old 04-06-2003, 12:53 AM   #2
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did you compile this kernel yourself? if so I think you need to run the image program or compile initial ram disk support directly into the kernel.


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