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Re: kernel whoops



On Wed, 2003-07-23 at 18:38, Samuel Flory wrote:
>    That would be because you can't load your loop module as it was 
> removed by rpm.
> 
> >mkinitrd failed
> >error: %post(kernel-2.4.21-20.1.2024.2.1.nptl) scriptlet failed, exit status 1
> >[root alt html]# rpm -q kernel
> >kernel-2.6.0-0.test1.1.26
> >kernel-2.4.21-20.1.2024.2.1.nptl
> >
> >  
> >
> 
>   Please tell me you haven't removed the 2.5 kernel you installed, and 
> that it has a valid initrd in /boot?  Other wise find a redhat install 
> cdrom and boot it with "linux rescue".
> 
> PS-  Why doesn't redhat build the loop driver directily into the 
> kernel!!!   People do this all the time.

No, I didn't remove the 2.6 test kernel and here is the directory
listing at /boot:
[root alt html]# ls /boot/
config-2.4.21-20.1.2024.2.1.nptl  System.map
config-2.6.0-0.test1.1.26         System.map-2.4.21-20.1.2024.2.1.nptl
grub                              System.map-2.6.0-0.test1.1.26
initrd-2.6.0-0.test1.1.26.img     vmlinux-2.4.21-20.1.2024.2.1.nptl
kernel.h                          vmlinux-2.6.0-0.test1.1.26
lost+found                        vmlinuz
message                           vmlinuz-2.4.21-20.1.2024.2.1.nptl
message.ja                        vmlinuz-2.6.0-0.test1.1.26

So, what do I need to do to repair and make bootable the 2.4 kernel?

Sam - thanks so much for the help

-- 
Matt Whiteley <matt-whiteley comcast net>




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