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Re: Problem with Kernel Installation

"Douglas G. Phillips" <csdgp@eiu.edu> writes:

> Thanks for the reply.  I looked into it and finally found that the
> problem was that I was compiling a zImage, not a vmlinux.  I also
> was not copying the System.map file over to the /boot directory
> after compiling.  My kernel now works :)

Use kernel-package to compile your kernel and you will avoid these
kinds of problems.

apt-get install fakeroot kernel-package
cd /usr/src/linux && fakeroot make-kpkg --revision hostname.1 kernel_image
dpkg -i ../kernel-image-*hostname.1*.deb

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