Re: Kernel compile - kernel panaic at boot
On Sun, 30 Mar 2003, Petr Simon wrote:
> Please help!
> I did it many times , but now I made some silly mistake and I can't boot
> my fresly compiled kernel. I can boot Debian default 2.4.18-k7, but I
> wanted 2.4.20 from source and it doesn't seem to work. What I did is:
what is the sympthom of "2.4.20 doesnt work" ??
make sure you config ( click the right options ) for..
- your nic card
- click the cpu ( k7 vs p3 vs p4 etc .. makes a big difference )
- check for IDE chipset compared to your motherboard
- if you build all the drivers into 2.4.20..
- you do NOT need initrd
- unless you have / and/or /boot spans more than 1024 cylinders
( keep / at 64MB - 256MB and you dont need to wrorry about lots
( of stuff .. but do need to keep an eye on other things too
> untar it
> ln -s linux-2.4.20 linux
> cd linux
> make mrproper
> make menuconfig
> make dep
> make-kpkg -rev Custom.1 kernel_image
> dpkg --install kernel-image........