|Subject:||RE: I have a vmlinuz-3.2.0-rc4+ kernel file that will not load ("invalid magic number") with the latest Ubuntu grub2|
|Date:||Sun, 4 Dec 2011 13:52:33 -0500|
Well apparently the number you gave it wasn't magic ;) just a joke. I really don't have a good answer , I wish I did. Sorry , I just needed to clown for a bit.
> Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2011 00:40:00 -0500
> Subject: I have a vmlinuz-3.2.0-rc4+ kernel file that will not load ("invalid magic number") with the latest Ubuntu grub2
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> To: address@hidden
> I am running the development version of Ubuntu (12.04 - Precise). My
> machine has an Intel Core I3 processor.
> I have built a kernel from Linus' GIT development tree (3.2.0-rc4+).
> I am running self-built kernels on a variety of other machines, but
> all my self-built kernels fail to load on this desktop. I can,
> however, boot the Ubuntu 12.04 kernels.
> I tested copying my kernel file to a USB flash drive and loading it
> from there using the Grub2 command line instructions. It still failed
> to load with the same error: "invalid magic number".
> This leads me to suspect that perhaps this is not a grub2 bug, but
> rather a problem with my kernel build configuration options. However,
> the grub error message is so vague that I have no idea what the
> configuration problem is. What IS a magic number in this situation?
> Any thoughts regarding what I should try?
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