How to create an initrd image?

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – /usr/src/linux-3.2.1 # make install scripts/kconfig/conf --silentoldconfig Kconfig sh /usr/src/linux-3.2.1/arch/x86/boot/install.sh 3.2.1-12-desktop arch/x86/boot/bzImage \ System.map "/boot" You may need to create an initial ramdisk now. -- /boot # mkinitrd initrd-3.2.1-12-desktop.img 3.2.1-12-desktop Kernel image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.34-12-desktop Initrd image: /boot/initrd-2.6.34-12-desktop Kernel Modules: <not available> Could not find map initrd-3.2.1-12-desktop.img/boot/System.map, please specify a correct file with -M. There was an error generating the initrd (HowTos)