Re: Re. CD writer - still
--- Alvin Oga <aoga@ns.Linux-Consulting.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Oct 2003, Sidney Brooks wrote:
> your kernel config looks good
> egrep -i
> also keep a copy of linux-2.4.22/.config somewhere
> safe like /boot/linux-2.4.22.config.works
> is your cdrw listed in the list of supported drives
> do you kow how to make a bootable floppy to boot
> new kernel ??
> did you make the kernel properly ??
> cd /usr/local/src/linux-2.4.22
> make dep ; make clean ; make bzlilo
> make modules ; make modules_install
> -- now make a boot floppy of the new kernel ..
> c ya
> > Here it is:
> > #
> > # Automatically generated make config: don't edit
> > #
> > CONFIG_X86=y
> > # CONFIG_SBUS is not set
> > CONFIG_UID16=y
The one answer that I am sure of is that my CDRW is on
the list of supported drives.
I did not make a boot floppy at the end of the kernel
configuration where it was an option. The default was
"no" and with all my failures, I think that I have
made about eight kernels by now, I thought that making
a floppy can wait until I prove that the CD writer
works.At this point, I do not know how to make a boot
floppy because I doubt that lilo is booting the kernel
that I made.
I did make dep and make clean but not the others. My
guide did not call for them.
My main lilo is on another partition and because cat
/proc/devices lists ide not scsi devices, my guess is
that it is not booting the new kernel. On the other
hand, the line append ="hdc=ide-scsi" disables my
cdrom. If I want to use the cdrom, I must comment out
this line in lilo.
I would like to try booting from the lilo which the
kernel configuration process created.It resides on the
partition where I want to use it, but I do not know
how to boot from the partition.
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