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Old 13th July 2009, 05:10 PM
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0 byte initrd file in kernel kernel-2.6.27.25-170.2.72.fc10.x86_64

I'm I seeing this wrong or is the initrd file in kernel-2.6.27.25-170.2.72.fc10.x86_64
a zero byte file and that's why I can't boot with it

( get this "kernel panic not syncing VFS unable to mount root fs on known -block (0,0)" message)
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Old 13th July 2009, 08:10 PM
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The kernel install script runs mkinitrd to create the initrd, try running it manually and see if you get an error.
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Old 13th July 2009, 08:29 PM
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To remake the initrd image log in as root:
su -

# cd /boot

# mv initrd-<kernel-version>.img /var/tmp/

# mkinitrd initrd-<kernel-version>.img <kernel-version>

example: # mkinitrd initrd-2.6.22.1-33.bag.v3.img 2.6.22.1-33.bag.v3
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