Grub and/or kernel problem...

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at
Tue Nov 15 20:04:35 UTC 2005

On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 12:31:45PM -0500, William O'Higgins Witteman wrote:
> Aha!  Using the "--initrd" option on the make-kpkg worked very neatly.
> Thank you.

Yeah you need to tell make-kpkg if the kernel is supposed to require
initrd or not so it can generate it in the postinst.

> Probably, but not in my case.  I use Debian because I rarely need to
> think about kernels, or drivers, or anything at all - apt-get and go.
> However, I needed the kernel headers to get my Wacom tablet working (I
> used this guide: and I could
> not apt-get the headers for my kernel anymore, so I needed a new kernel
> for the headers to relate to.  I never used to make an initrd, but now I
> seem to need to.  Live and learn.

And installing a newer kernel from debian wasn't an option?  What kernel
do you run?

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