initial ram file system

Nils Kassube kassube at
Mon Aug 16 16:54:03 UTC 2010

al_meh at wrote:
> I installed the kernel-2.6.34 on the desktop ubuntu 10.4.
> The problem is that I can not see the new kernel at time of boot. So
> I used the command:
> mkinitramfs -o /boot/initrd.img-2.6.34 2.6.34
> but still I can not see the new kernel installed

Try these commands:

sudo update-initramfs -c -k 2.6.34
sudo update-grub

The first makes the initrd file like Ubuntu wants it (I don't know if 
there is a difference to mkinitramfs) and the second updates the grub 
boot menu.


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