Re: 2.4.21 doesn't boot: /bin/insmod.old: file not found

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Mon Jun 23 2003 - 19:37:43 EST

On 23 Jun 2003 20:40:17 +0200,
Ronald Bultje <> wrote:
>On Mon, 2003-06-23 at 11:26, Keith Owens wrote:
>> Did you copy /bin/insmod.old to the initrd that you are booting from?
>> Is /bin/insmod.old a static binary?
>/bin/insmod.old is a symlink to the dynamically linked binary in
>/sbin/insmod.old. The static one is in /{s,}bin/insmod.static.old.
>Should I swap them around?

initrd needs the static version of insmod. Copy /sbin/insmod.static.old
to the ramdisk and rename it as /bin/insmod.old to suit the 2.5 modutils.

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