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Re: How to install new kernel

Jan Lentfer <Jan.Lentfer@web.de> writes:

> I am new to Debian on Alpha (just switched over from FreeBSD). I
> went through the installation successfully. Now I compiled linux
> 2.4.20 from the source package. make dep, make, make modules and
> make modules_install were all successfull, but make install answers:
> make: *** No rule to make target `install'.  Stop.
> So, how do I get my kernel installed and booted?
> Machine is PWS 500a, I boot from SRM and IDE (works good now with
> 2.2.20).

I don't know of an automated installation, but you can simply copy the
kernel somehere like / or /boot, and edit /etc/aboot.conf
accordingly. Symlinks do also work, so you could e. g. have three
links linux, linux.test and linux.works and change the links without
having to edit aboot.conf.


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