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From: Bryan Brattlof <>
To: Yashodhan Joshi <>
Subject: Re: Compiled Kernel stuck in booting
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:02:39 +0000
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In-Reply-To: <20200729085148.GA6481@yj-ideapad>

On 2020-07-29T04:51:48-0400 Yashodhan Joshi <> wrote:

> Hello,

Hi Yashodhan:

Sorry to send this to you again, somehow I dropped the mailing list from
the email

> I use a dual boot laptop with windows and Ubuntu,with grub2.
> I Followed the instruction in to clone the source code and compile the kernel, which was done without any errors.
> When I tried to install the kernel using 'sudo make modules_install install' it showed a warning when updating initramfs, that it will attempt to resume from UUID, which is my SWAP space,
> but other than that it showed no other errors.
> When I tried to boot into it from the grub menu after restarting, it showed message of loading the kernel and then 'setting up intitial ramdisk', after which nothing further happend.
> The default kernel that came with ubuntu is still working and boots up into desktop environment withing 2-3 minutes after the 'ramdisk' message,
> but even though I kept the system running for 20 minutes after the 'ramdisk' message for the compiled kernel, niether any further proccess seems to be happening nor any error messages are shown.
> Can someone help me figuring out what is wrong and how can I run the kernel?
> Thank You.

I'm fairly new to this myself, however with my Debian/Ubuntu based
system, I have had success using:

  $ make -j `getconf _NPROCESSORS_ONLN` deb-pkg

to compile the kernel into a few debian package that we can then install
using something like: 

  $ sudo dpkg -i *.deb

> Also can someone point me in right direction to send suggestions about updating the information on kernelnewbies website?
> The information about connecting mutt to Gmail is quite outdated, and I would like to help updating it.

Sorry I can't help you here 

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2020-07-29  8:51 Yashodhan Joshi
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