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Re: problem booting FC1 with kernel 2.6.7-1.459



On Jun 29, 2004 at 12:36, Audsin Dev in a soothing rage wrote:

>Hi
>
>I am using FC1 with 2.4.26 kernel. I felt like upgrading the FC 1 kernel to 
>2.6.7. So I downloaded the kernel 2.6.7-1.459 rpm from 
>(http://people.redhat.com/arjanv/2.6/RPMS.kernel/) and followed the 
>procedures mentioned in the http://fedoranews.org/jorge/howto/howto01.shtml  
>Below i will give the step by step procedure i followed.
>
>1) downloaded the following rpms: kernel-2.6.7-1.459.i686.rpm, 
>kernel-doc-2.6.7-1.459.noarch.rpm, kernel-sourcecode-2.6.7-1.459.noarch.rpm, 
>kernel-utils-2.4-9.1.101.fedora.i386.rpm, 
>kernel-utils-debuginfo-2.4-9.1.101.fedora.i386.rpm from the arjan's website 
>(http://people.redhat.com/arjanv/2.6/RPMS.kernel/)
>
>2) sudo rpm -ivh kernel*.rpm (installed the rpm kernel as mentioned in the 
>fedoranews.org: http://fedoranews.org/jorge/howto/howto01.shtml)
I see nothing about modutils being updated. You also need that.
You also need an /etc/modprode.conf.

[...]
>Mouting root filesystem
>kjournald  starting commit interval 5 sec
>Ext3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode
>Freeing unused kernel memory 132k freeb
>
>After freeing the unused kernel memory..my cursor blinks indefinitely and 
>the boot doest proceed.
Might be due to modules not being loaded. See above. You
may also need the mkinitrd rpm from Arjan's repo.

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