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Old 09-14-2004, 05:58 AM   #1
floorke
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Question can't boot new added kernel 2.6.4


Hi,

I'm a newbie in linux.
I've added a new kernel 2.6.4 using a howto
www linuxelectrons.com/article.php/20040315152255759
(i removed a dot after www in the adres so i can add this url)

After i've done everything the howto says (without errors), i can't boot the new kernel.
This is how my grub.config file looks like:
(i've made some changes to try to make it work)

Code:
# grub.conf generated by anaconda
#
# Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
# NOTICE:  You have a /boot partition.  This means that
#          all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg.
#          root (hd0,0)
#          kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/hda2
#          initrd /initrd-version.img
#boot=/dev/hda
default=1
timeout=1
splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
title Fedora Core (2.6.4)
	root (hd0,0)
	kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.4 ro root=LABEL=/
	initrd /initrd-2.6.4.img
title Fedora Core (2.4.22-1.2115.nptl)
	root (hd0,0)
	kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi rhgb
	initrd /initrd-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl.img
What do i do wrong?



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Old 09-14-2004, 11:00 AM   #2
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Do you get any errors after the reboot?
 
Old 09-14-2004, 02:21 PM   #3
floorke
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the message i get is:

kernel panic: no init found. try passing init= option to kernel
 
  


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