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Re: LILO Problems

On 10.Sep 2003 - 20:38:27, Robert Tilley wrote:
> I recently aptitude installed linux kernel image 2.6.0-test4-1-386.  However, 
> LILO will not run without error.  

test2 worked.

> debian-rti:/# lilo
> Warning: '/proc/partitions' does not match '/dev' directory structure.
>     Name change: '/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/disc' -> '/dev/hda'
>     The kernel was compiled with DEVFS_FS, but 'devfs=mount' was omitted
>         as a kernel command-line boot parameter; hence, the '/dev' directory
>         structure does not reflect DEVFS_FS device names.

And you're sure that your devfs is configured correctly? AFAIK devfs
is not very useful, but can produce many problems.

> Added Linux-old
> Added Linux-stable *
> Fatal: Kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.0-test4 is too big
> Can anyone offer suggestions as to how to successfully install 2.6.0?  I've 
> never heard of a 'kernel too big' error.  I've even tried using the KDE LILO 
> control-panel module to no avail.

What does man lilo say about this, and what /usr/share/lilo?

Looks like the image is not correct, this is a reason for a bug report
I think.

BTW: That is completely off-topic here, as this is a debian-kde list.

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