Custom kernel build
I try to compile a new kernel, because I need the modules for
the 3ware raid controllers.
What have I done:
I downloaded from kernel.org actual kernel 2.4.20 and ia64 patch.
Then I have done:
fakeroot make-kpkg --revision=custom.1.0 kernel_image
dpkg -i ../kernel-image-2.4.20_custom.1.0_ia64.deb
First problem, the vmlinuz-2.4.20 file is 27MB big. Is that ok?
Next problem, elilo states something like can't use /dev/sdb1.
Would destroy /dev/sdb1. /dev/sdb1 is mounted
(/dev/sdb1 is /boot)
I have done the following manually:
cp /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.20 /boot/efi/debian/vmlinuz
Is it ok that there are 3 points where the kernel is
/vmlinuz (sym link)
How can I start vmlinuz.old at boot time ?
Is there a documentation I should read about this ?