Fwd: [Custom kernel build]
It looks something wrong with the modules.
After startup lsmod shows no loaded module.
But module support is working, after modprobe 3w-xxxx
I can access the raid array. lsmod then shows the module.
I activated, as stated in
the kernel module loader.
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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 ?
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