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Old 05-17-2005, 08:16 AM   #1
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Unhappy initrd creation problem

Linux Folks!!
I was compiling a custom kernel and what has happend is that it created the kernel files vmlinuz* in /boot but fails to create the initrd files.

when i try to create the initial ramdisk it gives me an error that "all your loopback devices are i use"

initially it gave errors for certain modules
What i did was that i installed the drivers for those modules and did
dkms build -m modulename -k kernelname
which went fine but when i did a
dkms install -m modulename -k kernelname
it ran into errors and said failed to create initrd file fo rthat kernel.
Old 06-02-2005, 02:09 PM   #2
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Does your current kernel have loopback support compiled in (or as a module) ?
(See the "Block Devices" menu in the kernel configuration).


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