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i compiled succesfully kernel 2.6.10.then i copied the bzImage as well and now i don't know how i can create the initrd file for the kernel.i use grub boot loader.i ...
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    use mkinitrd


    i compiled succesfully kernel 2.6.10.then i copied the bzImage as well and now i don't know how i can create the initrd file for the kernel.i use grub boot loader.i tried mkinitrd command but i don't really know how it works.any help appreciated..
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    in a terminal window a type as root :
    Code:
    mkinitrd /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.10 2.6.10
    and i get this:
    Code:
    /boot/initrd-2.6.10/var/tmp is not a directory
    what have i done wrong?
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    mkinitrd problem

    Use: mkintrd -i <image file name> -k <kernel file name>
    I just ran into the same prob, did this, works fine.

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