Re: lilo &kernel upgrade
On Wed, 20 Jun 2001 19:34:40 Chris wrote:
> Could anyone list a proper lilo.conf file for me to referrence mine
> against.. I plan to upgrade to kernel 2.4.5 and the last time i did
# Support LBA for large hard disks.
# Prompt - missing from default Debian install for some reason
# this prompts you for selecting dos, linux, etc.
# Specifies the boot device. This is where Lilo installs its
# block. It can be either a partition, or the raw device, in
# case it installs in the MBR, and will overwrite the current
# Specifies the device that should be mounted as root. (`/')
# Installs the specified file as the new boot sector
# Specifies the location of the map file
# Boot up Linux by default.
I always use the kernel source from kernel.org, since I'm just
to doing things this way. :) Here's a good link on building a
I always do make bzImage, copy the file bzImage to my /
like: "cp bzImage /test24log" then edit lilo.conf and add in
then run /sbin/lilo and if no errors, (typos do happen) reboot.
As you can see from my lilo.conf, I like to play around with
kernel compiles until I get things just so. :) Hopefully this
will help. Follow the instructions via the link above and you
should be set. Hope that helps.