installation breaks installing kernel 2.6.8.1-2

Colin Watson cjwatson at canonical.com
Wed Sep 22 21:13:55 UTC 2004


On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 10:59:15PM +0200, Ralf Saalm├╝ller wrote:
> I got the warty-powerpc.iso today and tried to install it on an iMac 
> G3/400 DV. The installer stops because it could not install 
> kernel-image-2.6.8.1-2-powerpc. /var/log/messages says in the last 
> lines: 
> 
> /usr/sbin/mkinitrd: device /dev/hda21 is not a block device 
> Failed to create initrd image 
> 
> ... exit status 9 
> ... 
> ... error code(1) 
> 
> Debian Sarge has installed very well on this iMac ;-) 

/sbin/MAKEDEV only creates device nodes up to 20 for hd*. I'm not sure
why sarge worked ...

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Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at canonical.com]




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