Kernel panic after upgrade

Mark Halegua phantom21 at mindspring.com
Wed Aug 12 08:14:05 BST 2009


On Wednesday 12 August 2009 02:27:19 am Nils Kassube wrote:
> Mark Halegua wrote:
> > The menu.lst does show a UUID for the disk/partition.  However, there
> > is no line for initrd, and in looking at the /boot directory, there
> > is no initrd file for the new kernel for 9.04.  Is this something
> > wrong with the kubuntu 9.04 upgrade?  If so, how do I fix it?
>
> I don't think it is possible to have a 9.04 system which doesn't require
> an initrd, so maybe something went wrong with your upgrade. Anyway,
> there should be an entry for the previous kernel in your menu.lst. I
> would boot with the previous kernel and try what happens if you use the
> commands
>
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get upgrade
>
> in a terminal. If there is no error, reinstall the kernel with the
> missing initrd.
>
>
> Nils

Is there  wayfor me to manually copy an appropriate initrd to the /boot 
directory?  I know I can edit the menu.lst to include it.

And I tried to boot with the previous kernel.  It won't boot, probably because 
xorg.conf was modified for 9.04 and the previous video driver was changed to 
something generic.  It did inform me it didn't have a lglfx version for 9.04.

Mark



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