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Re: [vox-tech] Compile 2.6.5 kernel Debian-style, get unbootable system
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Re: [vox-tech] Compile 2.6.5 kernel Debian-style, get unbootable system



On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 09:12:14AM -0700, Issac Trotts wrote:
> On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 08:36:38AM -0700, Ken Bloom wrote:
> > On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 03:55:27AM -0700, Issac Trotts wrote:
> > > Part of the problem now seems to be resolved.  I used GRUB this time,
> > > which made the boot loading part much easier.  All the needed info was
> > > in /usr/share/doc/grub/README.Debian.
> > > 
> > > On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 12:55:44AM -0700, Issac Trotts wrote:
> > > > Here's what I remember of what happened:
> > > > 
> > > > $ apt-get kernel-source-2.6.5
> > > > $ tar xjvf /usr/src/kernel-source-2.6.5.tar.bz2
> > > > $ cd kernel-source-2.6.5
> > > > $ cp /boot/config-2.6.3-1-686 .config  # or something similar
> > > > $ make menuconfig
> > > > $ MAKEFLAGS='CC=gcc-3.3' fakeroot make-kpkg --append_to_version -686 \
> > > > kernel_image modules_image
> > > > $ cd ..
> > > > $ sudo dpkg -i kernel-image-2.6.5-686_.01_i386.deb
[snip]
> > > I was then able to boot the recompiled 2.4.25, but the networking was
> > > intolerably slow.  Running /sbin/ifconfig showed me that there were
> > > lots of network errors, but I couldn't tell how to track them down.
> > > 
> > > I haven't yet found a way to get a recompiled 2.6.5 kernel to run.
> > > Its latest complaint is 
> > > 
> > >     VFS: Cannot open root device "hda1" or unknown-block(0,0)
> > >     Please append a correct "root=" boot option 
> > >     Kernel panic: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)
> > > 
> > > which also comes up when I choose 2.6.5 in "recovery mode" in GRUB.
> > > 
> > 
> > I have a working .config for kernel 2.6.5, ask me if you want it.
> 
> Yes, please send it!  

Here it is, gzipped, straight from /proc/config.gz

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