[CentOS] PXE-Kernel crashes with "RAMDISK: incomplete write ..." after modifiying initrd.img

Thu Mar 26 20:05:44 UTC 2009
William L. Maltby <CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com>

On Thu, 2009-03-26 at 14:56 -0400, William L. Maltby wrote:
> <snip>

> It's been a long time since I dinked with this stuff, but...
> IIRC, there's several levels of strip. One strips everything, save for

s/save/safe/   # RATS!

> standalone binaries (not dependent on run-time linking with a library)
> and "safe". Safe leaves the external symbols intact so that the loader
> can tell what linkages are needed. I don't remember the parameters, but
> the manual should tell you.
> I *think* that some symbols are needed for loadable modules for both the
> kernel linkage and any references to shared libraries that might be
> used. Again, I'm unsure now - to many decaeds have passed since I dinked
> with this stuff.
> <snip>