Urgent pleeease help! stuck!
praseen.preman at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 08:31:54 GMT 2010
There is no udev configuration included in the kernel package so that
sounds unlikely as a cause. Where did your manually installed kernel
install to? If it wrote over the stock one you may be able to recover
by apt-get --reinstall linux-image-2.6.24-26.
oh ok, thanks for the info, I was not aware that udev was not part of the
I am not aware of the location where my manually installed kernel installed
to. Please let me know how to find the location of the newly installed
My kernel sources are in /src/linux/linux-2.6.24 directory, in case if that
was what you were asking.
I installed and updated GRUB using the *make-kpkg* command in ubuntu.
I routinly install multiple testing kernels without issues on my
systems, so you shouldn't need to make separate directories for this.
ok, great, so what do you suggest I do?
Thanks and Regs,
On 18 February 2010 18:46, Andy Whitcroft <apw at canonical.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 06:08:23PM +0530, Praseen Preman wrote:
> > The issue I was facing was that, my nVidia drivers and
> > creative sound card drivers failed to work at first for the 2.6.24
> > version kernel and soon for the shipped 2.6.24-26 kernel too it failed
> > to work. Following this X windows too ceased to work properly for both
> > the kernels.
> > What isthe best way to solve and avoid such a scenario.
> > I have a hunch that the since both the compiled 2.6.24 kernel and the
> > shipped 2.6.24-26 kernel used the same file system when they load ,the
> > 2.6.24 kernel corrupted the udev configuration when it loaded and this
> > corrupted udev created problems for the 2.6.24-26 kernel when it loaded
> > too. Please let me know the right approach to such a scenario and how
> > to solve it.
> There is no udev configuration included in the kernel package so that
> sounds unlikely as a cause. Where did your manually installed kernel
> install to? If it wrote over the stock one you may be able to recover
> by apt-get --reinstall linux-image-2.6.24-26.
> > Does creating seperate ext3 filesystems for the multiple versions of the
> > kernel
> > help solve this issue? What is the suggested system configuration for
> > kernel/ driver developers.
> I routinly install multiple testing kernels without issues on my
> systems, so you shouldn't need to make separate directories for this.
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