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Old 10-11-2007, 01:57 PM   #1
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mkinitrd fails after kernel update

Suse 10.3 wants to update the kernel ( -> This failed because mkinitrd fails.

Kernel image: /boot/vmlinuz-
Initrd image: /boot/initrd-
Root device: /dev/sdc2 (mounted on / as reiserfs)
Resume device: /dev/sdb2
Device sdb not found in sysfs
Script /lib/mkinitrd/setup/ failed!

any idea how to get a new initrd?

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You need to check on the /dev/sdb2 device. The "resume=" entry in the boot entry in /boot/grub/menu.lst is where this comes from. /dev/sdb2 should be your swap partition. If this information is wrong, correct it. The resume= entry is used for suspend/resume.
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yes you are right! I have done it, but only after a reboot it has worked, why this??? It's Linux not Windows.



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