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PROtip: Don't force kernel upgrades.

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Yea, I know, it was an idiotic thing to do. But I'm tired and didn't want to do it the long way (now I have to do it the really long way)


I decided to test out the [core] Arch kernel, since its actually a bit newer than the slim one I built myself a few months ago.

Pacman complained about duplicate module names and refused to install.



So what did I do?

Code:
pacman -Sf kernel26   //like a boss
And now it freezes on boot, and I'm too tired to fix it. I'll have to do that in the morning.
    
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Protip: when building a custom module ALWAYS append version name
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Can't you just select a different kernel to boot from by modifying GRUB?

Once you wake up, of couse
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Can't you just select a different kernel to boot from by modifying GRUB?

Once you wake up, of couse
The new kernel overwrote the modules for the old kernel, so neither one works.

Can't even boot into the install cd and chroot because my install is 64bit and the cd is 32bit.


Edit: nvm. Found a 2.6.37-rc5 kernel that works.
Edited by nathris - 3/4/11 at 11:00am
    
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