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Kernel 2.6.39.4 don't work in droplet

  • Posted June 12, 2014

I need to put the 2.6.39.4 kernel in Ubuntu 12.04.4, has anyone ever achieved this feat in DigitalOcean?

I just downloaded the file from the site https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/, compiled, but when I boot (after asking for support personnel import the kernel to droplet), fall in Ubuntu for BusyBox screen.

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In compilation, I used the option “make localmodconfig”, and it worked now! :)

You need to ensure that your installed kernel matches the kernel set in the DigitalOcean control panel under “Settings > Kernel”

http://i.imgur.com/jfvUp7Y.png

The virtualization used by DigitalOcean requires that a matching kernel be found on your droplet and also set at the hypervisor level.