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Suppose the kernel is

mkinitrd   /boot/initrd_2.6.32.9.img


mkinitrd   /boot/initrd_2.6.32.img   2.6.32

Which one?

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You must put in the full kernel version as given in one of the subdirectories of /lib/modules as the second argument. The first argument can be any filename of your choosing.

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