Re: *install* the kernel was Re: GeForce4 MX
On Sat, Jan 25, 2003 at 03:49:55PM +0000, Pigeon wrote:
> > > After I compiled the kernel (again) tonight I had re"make"
> > > the drivers.
> > > All I had to do was "make" to get them to load (I couldn't just load
> > > them). They still don't want to load even though they're in
> > > /etc/modules.
Now that I'm actually using my new kernel (as opposed to when I was using
the old kernel with the new one not hooked into lilo) AND I've update
locales (which updated two modules: libc6, libc6-dev) AND I've added
NVdriver to /etc/modules I no longer have to load the driver by hand each
> The standard (as opposed to the Debian) procedure for kernel compiling
> ends with the two makes:
> make modules
> make modules_install
> Did you remember the last step? (Which must be run as root.)
Yup. This is how I recompile my kernel.
Step One: backup files.
/lib/modules all go into a tar ball
vmlinuz (which is redundant, but that's what I do).
Step Two: configure kernel
edit lilo.conf to point to new bzImage (or vmlinuz)
Step Three: reboot
Step Four: uname -a to make sure I'm running the right kernel
Emma Jane Hogbin
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