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SubjectRe: mkinitrd w/ 2.4.18
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On Fri, 2002-03-29 at 03:01, Matthew Walburn wrote:
> > I would appreciate if you hit enter about every 70 keystrokes.
>
> Sorry about that didnt realize it wasn't wrapping.
>
> > Also, describing a symptom rather than vague "i'm having problems"
> > may help.
>
> Specifically, i get the error message:
> "all of your loopback devices are in use"
>
you need to have loop.o insmodd'ed (insmod loop) to mkinitrd. If you're
using rh's stock kernel, I *believe* this is included as a module. If
you're running mkinitrd from your rebuilt kernel, check
/lib/modules/2.4.18/kernel/drivers/net for loop.o (methinks).
hth

> I have the follow kernel options enabled, using Redhat's kernel
> config as a guide:
>
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=m
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_NBD=m
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM=y
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM_SIZE=4096
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD=y
>
> Thanks for the help.
>
> -Matt
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