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Re: Kernel Compile Question



On Friday 07 February 2003 09:58, Mark Hoover wrote:
> I recently installed RH8 on a 486 system that I want to use as a
> gateway/router machine.  When I compile the 2.4.20 kernel, I for some
> reason end up with a initrd-2.4.20.img file.  I specifically told
> menuconfig that I did *not* want to use a ramdisk as I don't compile
> anything as a module, I have the whole kernel configured to build
> everything into the kernel.
>
> If I take the same config file and move it to a Pentium 100 with 48MB ram,
> it'll compile without this initial ramdisk.

The "make install" section may hit mkinitrd.  Try booting w/out the initrd, 
will it boot?  If so, just rm it.

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