[Grml] upgrade from kernel 2.6.23 to 2.6.28

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Thu Sep 24 01:12:22 CEST 2009

* Dietmar Segbert <didi.segbert at arcor.de> [20090923 20:54]:

> I have done a

> update-iniramfs -c -t -k 2.6.28-grml

> After that i started the kernel with this initrd from dos (i allways start  
> from dos with linld097.com.

> The kernel loads and stand than in the initramfs. I did not hear any  
> output from my apollo synthesizer (boot-option speakup_synth=apollo).

> I have unpacked the initrd.img-2.6.28-grml and looked for the speakup- 
> modules, but he modules are not in the initrd.img-2.6.28-grml.

Add the according module(s) to /etc/modules and rebuilding the
initramfs should add those modules to the initrd.

> On the system the modules are in /lib/modules/2.6.28-grml/extra/speakup/

> How can i add this modules?

> Unpacking with

> gzip -dc initrd.img-2.6.28-grml | cpio -i

> copy the extra folder into the 2.6.28-grml directory and then

> find . | cpio -o -H newc | gzip -9 >initrd.img-2.6.28-grml

> will produce a new initrd, but speakup will not work and the system will  
> not boot.

> How can i do a depmode for the not running kernel 2.6.28-grml?

depmod -a 2.6.28-grml

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