custom kernel install - query

Srinivas G. srinivasg at
Wed Dec 22 00:42:05 EST 2010

> root at ubuntu:/boot# ls
> abi-2.6.32-24-generic         memtest86+.bin
> config-2.6.32-24-generic
> config-     
> grub                          vmcoreinfo-2.6.32-24-generic
> initrd.img-2.6.32-24-generic  vmlinuz-2.6.32-24-generic
> initrd-img-    vmlinuz-
> initrd-img-kernel-
> root at ubuntu:/boot# update-grub
> Generating grub.cfg ...
> Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-
> Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-24-generic
> Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-2.6.32-24-generic
> Found Microsoft Windows XP Professional on /dev/sda2
> done
> root at ubuntu:/boot# 

Hi Sengottuvelan,

Can you rename the initrd file to initrd-img- from initrd-img- For other files, like and config, they do not have the -custom extension. So, just remove the -custom from your initrd and run the update-grub command again.   

Thanks and Regards,
Srinivas G

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