[CentOS] mkinitrd trouble

Fri Feb 10 16:06:10 UTC 2006
Aleksandar Milivojevic <alex at milivojevic.org>

Quoting Aleksandar Milivojevic <alex at milivojevic.org>:

> I've just updated one machine from 4.0 to 4.2.  The trouble is, the 
> new kernel doesn't want to boot (2.6.9-22.EL, also tested 
>  Usually, manually recreating initrd file solved 
> this problem in the past for me.  But not this time.
> Playing around, I also noticed that if I rebuild initrd for the old 
> kernel, then it also fails to boot.  The only way to boot it up is 
> using the original initrd image created when the system was initally 
> installed.


Well, found where the problem is.  Current version of mkinitrd seems to 
have some nasty habits...  In case anybody else gets hit by this 
problem, try downgrading mkinitrd:


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