8.4. Making the LFS System Bootable
w.mess at freenet.de
Tue Oct 28 15:14:38 PDT 2008
Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 10:53:12PM +0100, Wolfgang Messingschlager wrote:
>> Wolfgang Messingschlager wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have meanwhile tried to build a kernel with EXT2 and EXT3 within the
>> # egrep '(EXT2|EXT3)' .config
>> # CONFIG_EXT2_FS_XIP is not set
>> but without an initrd line in /boot/grub/menu.lst I get the well-known
>> kernel panic. What is important during kernel configuration, so that no
>> initrd file is needed?
> Sorry for not replying earlier, I got confused by your partition
> numbers (I had thought they could not exceed 15 - my thought was
> wrong), and missed your reference to modules.
> As you say, for everyone not using an initrd, the filesystem for
> '/' has to be compiled in. You have now compiled in ext2, but a
> recent distro will usually use ext3.
thanks for your quick reply. I will try to build another KERNEL with
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