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    Post build a static kernel without initrd

    I want build a kernel without both lkm and initrd.
    I compiled it and after the boot I have rid of the following errors:
    mknod /dev/sda failed: read-only filesystem!
    the device it cannot make are many.

    my kernel config is the following pastbin:

    and here my dmesg:

    Thanks very much for help!

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    does lkm mean linux kernel modules? why no initrd? anyway, you'd have to select every device driver as built-in, when running menuconfig, and then recompile the kernel. That includes things like the filesystem, too (e.g., "ext3"). I haven't tried compiling a kernel w/o an accompanying initrd, in a while. i know i did it a while ago, so hopefully that is still possible.

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