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Re: How to install a new kernel?

Use the Debian feature : kernel-package !

On Wednesday 14 August 2002 11:32, Benoit Panizzon wrote:
> Hi all
> This is probably a stupid newbie question, but it's the first time I 
> install Debian on a sparc and I could not find any hint in the Kernel 
> Apparently there is no make bzImage in a Sparc.
> So I read the docs I found and tryed to figure out how silo loads the 
> kernel image.
> What I did looked reasonable to me:
> make vmlinux (and modules etc...)
> gzip vmlinux and call it vmlinuz.
> copy it to /boot/vmlinuz (where the 2.2 kernel from debian also resides)
> Copy System.map too.
> edit silo.conf and make it point to the new kernel.
> reboot.
> But, Silo on the sparcstation 10 I use won't boot. Something about the 
> image not being in the right format, not fitting in a buffer or similar.
> What's the right procedure to install a new kernel on a sparc4m then? As I 
> understood I don't need to execute silo like it is needed with lilo to tell 
> it the address on the disk.
> -Benoit-
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