[PlanetCCRMA] redhat trouble with grub

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu Sep 30 13:38:01 2004

On Thu, 2004-09-30 at 13:25, Noah Garrett Wallach wrote:
> > I see. Kernels (and all other Planet CCRMA / RedHat packages) are
> > installed using rpm (RedHat Package Manager) and that is what you could
> > use to erase them, "rm" operates on files only.
> > 
> > To find which packages you actually have installed that match the kernel
> > you want:
> > 
> > rpm -q -a | grep 2.4.20-31.1
> >
> > [MUNCH]
> >
> thanks so much for your assistance.  I was able to get the CCRMA kernel
> installed just fine now.  I see its been added to the grub.conf.  When booting
> with Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (2.4.20-31.1.caps.rh90.ccrmasmp) kernel -
> I finding the broadcom corp NetXtreme BCM5788 Gigabit Ethernet card is being
> asked to be removed and it appears that I dont have networking capabilities.

Sigh. Probably an additional driver that redhat adds to the enterprise
kernel but is not available in the "normal" redhat kernel. Probably the
easiest fix (of course not "easy" for everyone) would be to rebuilt the
enterprise kernel itself with the capabilities patch. 

Have you tried to non-redhat Planet CCRMA kernel? (based currently on

> swap space is not mountable since the drive devices are different.  should I
> change /dev/sda3 to /dev/hdc3 or is there a way to use a different /etc/fstab
> depending on the kernel I am loading?

I'm afraid only one fstab is all you have :-)

One solution that occurs to me is that you could another swap entry
pointing to the new location of swap. One or the other will be ignored
depending on which kernel you boot. 

-- Fernando