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Re: Problem with Kernel Installation

On Thu, 8 Nov 2001, Douglas G. Phillips wrote:

> I built my own kernel, and installed it into the /boot directory.  I
> also copied the kernel into the "Linux Kernels" directory under MacOS.
> But when I try to boot the new kernel, the machine hangs without even
> trying to boot the kernel (i.e., it hangs while still in MacOS).  The
> stock kernel works just fine.  What am I doing wrong?

Are you sure you're using the right kernel image format for what BootX
expects? Have you checked its documentation to see which kernel format it
is supposed to load (ELF, XCOFF, compressed, uncompressed, etc.)?

Derrik Pates      |   Sysadmin, Douglas School   |    #linuxOS on EFnet
dpates@dsdk12.net |     District (dsdk12.net)    |    #linuxOS on OPN

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