modules in Initramfs

Mulyadi Santosa mulyadi.santosa at
Wed Jun 13 13:48:36 EDT 2012

On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 5:33 PM, beyond.hack <beyond.hack at> wrote:
> hello experts,,
> I am on Fedora 16 and My current kernel is as per the uname -r output
> is 3.1.0-7.fc16.i686.PAE
> I am compiling a kernel 3.4.1 and after the compilation the bzimage and
> initramfs are successfully generated..
> then doing a
> #make install
> is giving error like this::
> sh-4.2# make install
> sh /usr/local/src/linux-3.4.1/arch/x86/boot/ 3.4.1
> arch/x86/boot/bzImage \
> "/boot"
> WARNING: Couldn't open directory /lib/modules/3.4.1: No such file or
> directory

maybe you forgot to do "make modules" followed by "make
modules_install" after generating kernel image?


Mulyadi Santosa
Freelance Linux trainer and consultant


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