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Re: symlinks in /boot vs. symlinks in /



martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de> [2004.06.18.2323 +0200]:
> > OTOH, the linux kernel uses this scheme for a very log time now.
> > Deviating from it will break "make oldconfig dep install
> > modules_install" style upgrades from upstream sources.
> 
> Uh, if I do 'make bzimage', then the kernel installs into /boot.

This would be a major bug, "make bzImage" shouldn't install anything.

> The kernel used to go into /root back in the seventies and eighties,
> and it still does in other OSs like solaris.
> 
> But it doesn't in Linux, really.

Then you have a different Linux than the kernel.org one.

> I haven't seen it anywhere but in Debian.

I remember Slackware and old SuSE, as well as IRIX and Ultrix.


Thiemo

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