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Re: mkinitrd fails in fc5



2009/2/13 jackson byers <byersjab gmail com>:
>
> Linux bootp 2.6.17-1.2174_FC5 #1 Tue Aug 8 15:30:55 EDT 2006 i686 i686 i386
> GNU/Linux
>
> I cannot get   mkinitrd to work.  It only responds with the --help list,
> seeming to say that my syntax is wrong.
> I am attempting to include  usb-storage
>
> I am running as root   from /root
>
> [root bootp ~]# mkinitrd ­­preload=ehci-­hcd ­­preload=usb-­storage
> ­­preload=scsi_mod  ­­preload=sd_mod  /boot/initrd_usb.img
> 2.6.17-1.2174_FC5
> usage: mkinitrd [--version] [--help] [-v] [-f] [--preload <module>]
>        [--force-ide-probe] [--force-scsi-probe | --omit-scsi-modules]
>        [--image-version] [--force-scsi-probe | --omit-raid-modules]
>        [--with=<module>] [--force-lvm-probe | --omit-lvm-modules]
>        [--builtin=<module>] [--omit-dmraid]
>        [--fstab=<fstab>] [--nocompress] <initrd-image> <kernel-version>

Err, unless GMail is chewing your message, you've forgotten a lot of
dashes in that mkinitrd. It should be:

mkinitrd ­­--preload=ehci-­hcd ­­--preload=usb-­storage
--preload=scsi_mod  ­­--preload=sd_mod  /boot/initrd_usb.img
2.6.17-1.2174_FC5

--
Sam


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