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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 installed 
- kernel-package
- kernel-source-2.4.18
- fakeroot
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 ?

- markus

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