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Re: kernel-image 2.2.16 (mac)

At 1:50 pm +0100 9/10/2000, Christian T. Steigies wrote:
>On Mon, Oct 09, 2000 at 12:43:47PM +0100, Mark Scott wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I downloaded the above kernel image
>> (pandora.debian.org/~cts/kernel-image-2.2.16-mac_2.2.16-1_m68k.deb)
>> However unpacking and installation failed due to :
>> violated compression format
>> EOF mark missing from file
>How do you unpack it??? The file itself looks ok, I can unpack it without
>problems on pandora.
>The recommended procedure is: boot your debian system and install it with
>dpkg -i kernel-image-2.2.16-mac_2.2.16-1_m68k.deb (as root)

This is exactly what I did

>Then you have to copy the vmlinux file (/boot/vmlinuz-2.2.16) to a partition
>accessible by your booter and reboot.
>Under the native OS, change the boot parameters to use this vmlinux file and
>reboot with this kernel.
>Hmm, I thought this was general knowlege, what do you do with self compiled
>kernels? Maybe I should add this to the FAQ (if its not already there...)

Can't say if it is common knowledge, but it is and has been my practice to
utilise kernel images in this way.  I will repeat the exercise to see if I
can replicate the error messages and report them verbatim.  Is there any
other info I can supply you with ?

Kind regards


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