Re: [pure amd64] Linux 2.6.3 compile fails
Alex Perry writes:
> It builds if, instead of using kernel-package, you use the kernel
> "make Image" command so the decompressor is completely disabled.
This target doesn't exist, at least not in 2.6.3.
I tried "make vmlinux" but this faied to boot with a message about the
kernel not being in an executable file format. Maybe due to my Grub
being 32 bit?
> However, I have not yet managed to configure a small enough
> 2.6 series kernel that lilo can boot it without compression ...
> so I have no idea whether that resulting kernel is bootable.
Try switching to Grub. Some of the monolithic kernels I've built gave
a warning of being to large (for a floppy) at the end of the build,
but Grub had no trouble booting them. I don't know what the size
limit for Lilo is but the largest kernel I have is 2.1MB and Grub