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All of the off-the-shelf kernels that I downloaded and all the kernels I personally compiled fail for various reasons. [email protected] Reply With Quote 02-03, 10:14 PM #6 Re: "Warning: unable to open an initial console" -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Jeff Krimmel wrote: [...] Well, I fixed the problem, I point the entry in grub.conf to "root=/dev/md1", so as far as I can tell, I'm pointing to the correct root partition. Alexander Ah Ha! http://cleantechinnvest.com/unable-to/unable-to-open-initial-console.html
I first upgraded from Fedora Core 1 to Fedora Core 2 and then from Fedora Core 2 to Fedora Core 3. you most likely forgot to setup or enable the initrd. However, it freezes on the very > last line, which says: > > Warning: unable to open an initial console > I feel like an idiot for posting this. Also, be aware that "make oldconfig" simply looks for the contents ofthe current "$kernelsrc/.config" file and gives default responses to anyresulting questions: This is *NOT* the same thing as using the
They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. The head node has two SCSI drives that are set up with RAID-1, and the command "df" tells me the root partition is found on the filesystem "/dev/md1". Follow-Ups: Re: custom kernel "unable to open initial console" [SOLVED] From: Patrick Boutilier References: custom kernel "unable to open initial console" From: Mitch Wiedemann Re: custom kernel "unable to open initial I feel like an idiot for posting this.
- I point the entry in grub.conf to "root=/dev/md1", so as far as I can tell, I'm pointing to the correct root partition.
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At this point,it complains about the console operation. Can you use the old kernel? As I said to theindividual who pointed it out, this looks like quite the ugly can of worms."diff" the config files, and possibly the clean source code for the kernels.Post by Wagner"
Mark South 2005-12-06 19:40:17 UTC PermalinkRaw Message Post by Evan CarewI am trying to configure a custom kernel for my older IBM laptop, &can't seem to get it to boot. Yuck! My grub config: Code: title Fedora Core 18.104.22.168acpi root (hd0,2) kernel /vmlinuz-22.214.171.124acpi ro root=/dev/hda6 initrd /initrd-126.96.36.199acpi.img Do you have any idea what else should I do? __________________ timeoff.wsisiz.edu.pl/rpms.html - Various RPM In this particular case, the kernel I'vebuilt is proceeding to recognize all the hardware (hd0, hdc, etc.) andit mounts the ext3 partition, & starts the kernel daemon.
Are you new to LinuxQuestions.org? tomkeys Linux From Scratch 1 02-24-2003 11:34 PM unable to open initial console elettrozero Linux - General 2 03-29-2002 12:57 PM All times are GMT -5. Evan Carew 2005-12-08 02:34:00 UTC PermalinkRaw Message Post by Nico Kadel-Garcia-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----Hash: SHA1Post by LenardWhich is why 'make oldconfig' provides a fair starting point, even if yourbuilding a vanilla wilu View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by wilu 03-28-2005, 05:40 PM #5 inescapeableus Member Registered: Feb 2004 Location: Canada
I've never used ram disk to boot linux. I was thinking about having the attached patch submitted, but I don't know if it's worth it. So, on bootup, fedora attempts to insmod the drivers for such things as framebuffer but fails. copied some files: cp /opt/kernel/linux/System.map /boot/System.map-188.8.131.52 cp /opt/kernel/linux/.config /boot/config-184.108.40.206 cp /opt/kernel/linux/arch/i386/bzImage /boot/bzImage-220.127.116.11 7. /sbin/mkinitrd initrd-18.104.22.168.img 22.214.171.124 8.
I`d be grateful for suggestions. Check This Out The build & install proceed without a hitch,grub is happy, etc.A friend of mine who does linux embedded systems suggests there is somefunky config variable dependency which isn't getting included duringconfig Notices Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community. [email protected] Reply With Quote 02-02, 12:40 PM #4 Re: "Warning: unable to open an initial console"
The error, mentioned in the subject line,keeps popping up. com> Date: 2004-12-31 8:09:45 Message-ID: 1104480585.5402.12.camel () laptopd505 ! inescapeableus View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by inescapeableus 03-28-2005, 05:38 PM #4 wilu LQ Newbie Registered: Jan 2005 Location: http://cleantechinnvest.com/unable-to/unable-to-open-initial-console-busybox.html Ask Questions for Free! "Warning: unable to open an initial console" - Linux -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Greetings all, I recently upgraded the master node of a Beowulf cluster
Kernels contained in Fedora works fine, but I like to have custom kernel compiled by myself. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Enable any other kernel stuff you want/need. 5.
Navigate through the menus: "Device Drivers -> Block Devices" 3.
In particular, modutils itself has changed, but there are also changes to the file systems such as the use of htrees in ext3 for a 2.6 kernel that may cause interesting I first upgraded from Fedora Core 1 to Fedora Core 2 and then from Fedora Core ... Michael Heiming 2005-12-06 21:01:26 UTC PermalinkRaw Message Post by Evan CarewPost by Michael HeimingRemote guess you have devfs in your kernel or a filled /dev ontoyour hd?devfs? I first upgraded from Fedora Core 1 to Fedora Core 2 and then from Fedora Core 2 to Fedora Core 3.
thanks for your helpIt's like when a car won't start: check for the easy things first, beforeyou assume you have to pull the engine block.... Verify that udev runs and if not, debug that. -- Pete diff -urp -X dontdiff linux-2.6.10-rc2-bk8/init/main.c linux-2.6.10-rc2-bk8-usb/init/main.c --- linux-2.6.10-rc2-bk8/init/main.c 2004-11-16 17:03:37.000000000 -0800 +++ linux-2.6.10-rc2-bk8-usb/init/main.c 2004-11-27 14:04:06.000000000 -0800 @@ -691,6 +691,8 @@ In this particular case, the kernel I'vebuilt is proceeding to recognize all the hardware (hd0, hdc, etc.) andit mounts the ext3 partition, & starts the kernel daemon. have a peek here Post your question in this forum.
I'm sure I'm not the only person on the list who's really glad you're here Alexander! Run "make menuconfig" 2. I get this message: "Warning: unable to open initial console" and then the boot process stops. The steps listed (except for oldconfig part) >> are >> what I do (generally) when building a kernel for CentOS; >> >> $ cat /etc/redhat-release >> CentOS release 4.2 (Final) >>
Base settings remembered 2.4.4. Blogs Recent Entries Best Entries Best Blogs Blog List Search Blogs Home Forums HCL Reviews Tutorials Articles Register Search Search Forums Advanced Search Search Tags Search LQ Wiki Search Tutorials/Articles Search I did the following steps: 1. or You haven't compiled initial console support into your kernel.
if needed. Having a problem logging in? I'm slowly searching through the docs & source to find theproblem. In fact, I ran "/sbin/MAKEDEV console" to regenerate any missing console files in /dev and I still get the same boot error.
I would recommend running the mkinitrd command and attach it to grub accordinally and let me know how it goes. Last edited by wilu; 03-28-2005 at 05:43 PM. Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started It's rather annoying that the message does not tell what is happening, not even the errno.
This could take days!Evan Nico Kadel-Garcia 2005-12-07 02:44:10 UTC PermalinkRaw Message -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----Hash: SHA1Post by LenardWhich is why 'make oldconfig' provides a fair starting point, even if yourbuilding a Want to know which application is best for the job? Has anyone seem this & been able to fix it?Since you have not provided any information other then your stated attempt,I can only provide general help..............First it may be as simple With FC2 everythink was ok.
Nico Kadel-Garcia 2005-12-08 02:55:58 UTC PermalinkRaw Message Post by Evan CarewI'm using the 2.6.9 fedora release.So you used the config file from /usr/src/linux-2.6.0-[something]/configs/matching your current kernel, or the one from /boot/config-[something]?copied