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Re: symlinks in /boot vs. symlinks in /

Joshua Kwan wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Jun 2004 23:23:00 +0200, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> > 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.
> Wrong. make install is tuned to /boot/{vmlinuz,System.map}, or maybe it
> prefers that, anyway.

Both 2.4 and 2.6 have in their Makefile:

# INSTALL_PATH specifies where to place the updated kernel and system map
# images.  Uncomment if you want to place them anywhere other than root.

#export INSTALL_PATH=/boot

which his commented out by default.


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