Restore latest kernel
mlnx at mho.com
Thu Oct 16 18:07:32 UTC 2008
Mark Haney wrote:
> Mike Adolf wrote:
>> This morning I ran the latest Ubuntu update. It installed a new kernel
>> 126.96.36.199. I rebooted and all was well. Then I installed my new pctv
>> 800i tuner card. To do so, according mythtv wiki, I first extracted
>> firmware from a windows file and placed it into
>> /lib/firmware/188.8.131.52-generic, I downloaded the latest v4l driver
>> tree, did a make and make install. This is supposed to overwrite kernel
>> drivers. When I tried to reboot modprob failed. It also failed in
>> recovery mode.
>> Can I some how remove the corrupt 184.108.40.206 kernel, so that auto update
>> reinstalls it? I an new booted into 220.127.116.11.
> Okay, why do you think the kernel is corrupt? Can you not boot into
> that kernel at all? It sounds like you can. Let's try to backtrack to
> what the problem is before we go about re-installing a kernel. If
> there's a module that won't load (or is loading and bombing, we can
> remove the module listing so it doesn't get autoloaded. That's quicker
> and easier.
> What are the errors you're seeing?
I can not boot 18.104.22.168. If I boot it in recovery mode it gets to the
point of running modprobe and gives the error "abnormal exit" and hangs.
Recovery mode boot flies by so fast I can't really see what it is doing.
I can still boot into a previous kernel (.19)
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