Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 438993
kernel 'make install' doesn't create initrd or update grub.conf
Last modified: 2009-07-15 04:18:36 EDT
I build and install kernels by hand. The usual
make module_install install
it appears that system.map and the vmlinuz are installed in /boot but no initrd
is created and no new entry is created in grub.conf. I changed /sbin/installkernel
from: /sbin/new-kernel-pkg --rpmposttrans $KERNEL_VERSION
to: /sbin/new-kernel-pkg --mkinitrd --install $KERNEL_VERSION
and it seems to be working. I would like the kernel make install to continue to
Thanks for catching this; it should be doing:
if [ -n "$cfgLoader" -a -x /sbin/new-kernel-pkg ]; then
/sbin/new-kernel-pkg --mkinitrd --depmod --install $KERNEL_VERSION
/sbin/new-kernel-pkg --rpmposttrans $KERNEL_VERSION
This will be fixed in 6.0.41 .
Any new package on the way?
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