I was compiling a custom linux kernel for a newly installed machine, and after booting into the new kernel (3.12), the init process fails to find a root device, which I traced to the system getting an ...
GRUB2 doesn't have the menu.lst file. How do I configure a boot script. During boot, I hit E on the kernel image that I want to modify and make my modifications. But I would prefer to make the ...
I'm trying to understand the Debian "booting from Hard Disk" installation manual. The process is as follows: I copy a kernel image, a ramdisk initrd and an ISO with installer to the hard drive and ...
I tried to make an operating system with my on custom built kernel. It didn't work out too well. I am using Ubuntu and have downloaded Linux 3.2.7 from kernel.org . I am not trying to change the ...
I want to configure grub to check some CPU features on startup and choose a proper kernel to boot (e.g. multiple cores -> kernel with SMP support). Is it possible? If so, then how do I do it?
I have a laptop hard drive in an external enclosure which I use as a large pendrive. For an added twist, I have installed Linux on it, so I can boot any machine with my distribution of choice (e.g. ...